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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux an essay in biography by Bruno Scott James

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 185-186.

Statementby James Scott Bruno.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.B5 J3 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6219861M
LC Control Number57004362

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