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London, a concise history

by Geoffrey Trease

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • London (England) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementGeoffrey Trease.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA677 .T68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4878839M
      ISBN 100684144549
      LC Control Number76006738

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