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The martello tower

William Haggard

The martello tower

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


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Statementby William Haggard.
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LC ClassificationsPR6053.L38
The Physical Object
Pagination(160)p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17396430M
ISBN 100340392134


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To the Rt Honble George Lord Brudenell this copy-book of the round hand originally composed for your Lordships use is now published & most humbly dedicated by yr Lordships most obedient and humble servant John Langton

To the Rt Honble George Lord Brudenell this copy-book of the round hand originally composed for your Lordships use is now published & most humbly dedicated by yr Lordships most obedient and humble servant John Langton

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