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History of England, from Roman times to the end of World War I.

Woodward, E. L. Sir

History of England, from Roman times to the end of World War I.

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesHarper colophon books,, CN6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA32 .W89 1962
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 197 p.
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5847612M
      LC Control Number62006848
      OCLC/WorldCa739858


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