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Published by Methuen, Barnes & Noble in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Medieval

Book details:

LC ClassificationsD127 .P6 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17885244M
LC Control Number63-24493

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