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England; a short history

by Goldwin Smith

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 497-530.

      Statementby Goldwin Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA30 .S652
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 549 p.
      Number of Pages549
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4768702M
      ISBN 100684123894
      LC Control Number78143962
      OCLC/WorldCa147707

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