Tales from English history in prose and verse. by W. J. Rolfe

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Published by Harper in New York .

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  • Great Britain

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  • Great Britain -- History.

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StatementSelected from the works of standard authors. Edited, with notes, by William J. Rolfe.
SeriesEnglish classics for school reading
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LC ClassificationsDA32 .R747
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p.
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6918500M
LC Control Number02018128
OCLC/WorldCa1328342

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