The Black Prince by Chandos Herald

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Published by W. Nicol, Shakspeare press in London .

Written in English

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  • Edward, -- Prince of Wales, -- 1330-1376.,
  • Hundred Years" War, 1339-1453.

Edition Notes

Microfilm (positive). 35 mm.

Book details

ContributionsCoxe, Henry Octavius, 1811-1881,, Roxburghe Club.
LC ClassificationsPR1105 .R7 1842
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., xii, 399, [1] p.
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20986718M

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