Cursor Mundi Volume 1; Lines 1-4918 of text, with essays on the sources of "Cursor mundi" by Dr. Haenisch, and on the filiation and text of the mss. ... and notes by the editor. 1874, [1892] 1893

9781236371072: Cursor Mundi Volume 1; Lines 1-4918 of text, with essays on the sources of

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