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Famous kings and emperors

Theodore Rowland-Entwistle

Famous kings and emperors

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot, North Pomfret, Vt. [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
  • Emperors -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Theodore Rowland-Entwistle and Jean Cooke.
    SeriesBrief biographies
    ContributionsCooke, Jean Isobel Esther, 1929- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD107 .R68 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p. ;
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4897953M
    ISBN 100715372408
    LC Control Number76040622
    OCLC/WorldCa3048102

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