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The life of Saint Francis of Assisi and a sketch of the Franciscan order by Pamfilo Da Magliano

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Published by P. O"Shea in New York .
Written in English


  • Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.,
  • Franciscans.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby a religious of the Order of Poor Clares ; with emendations and additions, by Very Rev. Pamfilo da Magliano
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 674 p. ;
Number of Pages674
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24182466M

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