book of history

a history of all nations from the earliest times to the present, with over 8,000 illustrations
  • 14 Pages
  • 4.69 MB
  • English

The Grolier Society , New York
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Statementwith an introd. by Viscount Bryce ; contributing authors : W. M. F. Petrie ... [et al.].
ContributionsBryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922., Petrie, W. M. Flinders Sir, 1853-1942., Thompson, Holland, 1873-1940.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 v. :
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Open LibraryOL17640632M

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