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Published by Priv. print. for the Navarre Society, Limited in London .
Written in English


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Statementin the translation by William Adlington; edited, with an introduction, by F.J. Harvey Darton ... with illustrations and decorations by Philip Hagreen.
ContributionsAdlington, William, fl. 1566., Darton, F. J. Harvey 1878-1936., Navarre society, London.
The Physical Object
Pagination359 p. :
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21809375M
LC Control Number39018201

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