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2 edition of history of modern England. found in the catalog.

history of modern England.

Herbert Paul

history of modern England.

by Herbert Paul

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In 5 vols.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13939282M

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