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Half hours of English history

Charles Knight

Half hours of English history

[from the Roman period to the death of Elizabeth]

by Charles Knight

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Published by Routlege in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.

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    StatementSelected and illus. by Charles Knight.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22340659M

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