A history of England, from the coming of the English to 1918.
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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- History

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Bibliography: p. 1121-1135.

LC ClassificationsDA30 .F4 1950
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 1229 p.
Number of Pages1229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6066824M
LC Control Number50004263

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