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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited and abridged with an introduction and notes by Christopher Hibbert
SeriesPenguin English library
ContributionsHibbert, Christopher, 1924-, Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 948 vol. 23
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p. ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24510901M
LC Control Number98809419
OCLC/WorldCa5875963

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