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History in fact and fiction

Albert Stratford George Canning

History in fact and fiction

a literary sketch

by Albert Stratford George Canning

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Published by Smith, Elder, & co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • World history -- Miscellanea.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Hon. Albert S. G. Canning...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD21.3 .C2 1897
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 336 p.
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6902148M
      LC Control Number01000179


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