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Hysteric histories from Caesar"s day to present times, old England"s story told in ryhmes [!] ... by Andrew Ruthven Thompson

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From Caesar"s Day to Present Times
Old England"s story Told in Ryhmes;
Of Kings and Queens and Jokers, Too
Stranger than Fiction, - But it"s True

Edition Notes

Statementby Drew Thompson; Illustrations by Wilfrid Flood
ContributionsIllustrations by Wilfrid John Flood (1904-1946) OSA, CSPWC, FCA, CGP, CSGA
LC ClassificationsPR6039.H648 H9 1941, PS8539*
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6472613M
LC Control Number44025828

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