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6 edition of Historical novels. found in the catalog.

Historical novels.

by Cam, Helen Maud

  • 362 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Historical Association in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Historical fiction -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHistorical Association. General series,, no. 48
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3441 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5846147M
    LC Control Number62004562
    OCLC/WorldCa1015388

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