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Published by T. Nelson in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Columba, Saint, 521-597.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [xv]-xxiii.

StatementEdited with translation and notes by Alan Orr Anderson and by Marjorie Ogilvie Anderson.
ContributionsAnderson, Alan Orr, 1879-1958, ed. and tr., Anderson, Marjorie Ogilvie, ed. and tr.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.C7 A2 1961
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 590 p.
Number of Pages590
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5845724M
LC Control Number62003911

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