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history of the Middle Ages

Victor Duruy

history of the Middle Ages

by Victor Duruy

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle Ages.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Victor Duruy ; translated from the twelfth edition by E.H. and M.D. Whitney ; with notes and revisions by George Burton Adams.
    ContributionsAdams, George Burton, 1851-1925., Whitney, Emily Henrietta, 1864-, Whitney, Margaret Dwight.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 588 p., [19] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17765238M

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