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An abridgment of the History of England

Oliver Goldsmith

An abridgment of the History of England

From the invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the death of George II. The fifth edition. By Dr. Goldsmith.

by Oliver Goldsmith

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Published by printed by James Williams in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1483, no. 11.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],356p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16859296M

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