The life and times of Goethe by Herman Friedrich Grimm

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  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832,
  • Authors, German -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, German -- 19th century -- Biography

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Statementby Herman Grimm ; translated by Sarah Holland Adams.
GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 559 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages559
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17146688M
OCLC/WorldCa13230941

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