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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xi.

SeriesEveryman"s library, no. 296
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 424 p. ;
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19400964M

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