English mediaeval recluse by Francis Darwin Swift Darwin

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in London .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementFrancis D.S. Darwin.
LC ClassificationsBX2847.G7 D3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6468062M
LC Control Number44008440

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