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popular history of England.

Charles Knight

popular history of England.

by Charles Knight

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Published by Lovell in New York .
Written in English


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Pagination8 v.
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Open LibraryOL16506477M

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The myth dates back as far as the 14th century and comes from a book called “The Travels of Sir John Mandeville.” Wildly popular upon its release, the tome recounts a brave knight’s. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and Government from the Earliest Period to Our Own Times, Volume 2 (Inglese) Copertina flessibile – 4 marzo Author: Charles Knight.

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