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A summary of English history

from the Norman conquest to the present time : with observations on the progress of art, science, and civilization, and questions adapted to each paragraph
  • 122 Pages
  • 2.25 MB
  • English
James Campbell , Toronto
Statementby Amelia B. Edwards
SeriesOntario textbook collection (University of Western Ontario)
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24396993M

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