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A history of Spain.

H. V. Livermore

A history of Spain.

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Spain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 453-458.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP66 .L66 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination484 p.
      Number of Pages484
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6013757M
      LC Control Number66070167
      OCLC/WorldCa396295


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