A history of England.
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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- History

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 938-949.

LC ClassificationsDA30 .M33
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 975 p.
Number of Pages975
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6357547M
LC Control Number37021782

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