"The prologue to the Canterbury tales", Geoffrey Chaucer
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Published by Heinemann Educational for the British Broadcasting Corporation and the British Council onbehalf of the British Ministry of Overseas Development in London .
Written in English


  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- 1340?-1400.

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Edition Notes

StatementHelen Starns.
SeriesBooks in focus
ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation., British Council., Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.
LC ClassificationsPR1868.P9
The Physical Object
Pagination(4),12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15041930M
ISBN 100435280880

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