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dictionary of British history

J. A. Brendon

dictionary of British history

by J. A. Brendon

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Published by Longmans, Green & co., E. Arnold & co. in New York, London .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Printed in Great Britain.

      Statementedited by J. A. Brendon.
      GenreDictionaries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA34 .B68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 603 p.
      Number of Pages603
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6360219M
      LC Control Number37028742
      OCLC/WorldCa1033217

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