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The syntax of Castilian prose

Hayward Keniston

The syntax of Castilian prose

by Hayward Keniston

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spanish language -- Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Hayward Keniston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPC4361 .K42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6433053M
    LC Control Number42007364
    OCLC/WorldCa656254

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