The Elizabethan age
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Published by Fawcett Publications in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 16th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited with introd. by David L. Stevenson.
SeriesA Fawcett premier book, Literature and ideas series
LC ClassificationsDA320 .S87
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5539435M
LC Control Number67016879

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