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Battles of English history

H. B. George

Battles of English history

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Published by Methuen & co. in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Battles -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hereford B. George.
      LC ClassificationsDA50 .G34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, [1] p., 2 l., 334 p., 1 l., incl. front., maps, plans.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6909428M
      LC Control Number01024263

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