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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Edward, Prince of Wales, 1330-1376,
  • Princes -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward III, 1327-1377

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Emerson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA234 .E45
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4933087M
ISBN 100297770551
LC Control Number76359945

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