Medieval life by Viola Bailey

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Published by Longman in London .

Written in English

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  • Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.

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Statement[by] Viola Bailey and Ella Wise.
SeriesFocus on history
ContributionsWise, Ella, joint author.
LC ClassificationsCB353 .B35
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4372213M
ISBN 100582182336
LC Control Number78587007

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