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Historical trials

John Macdonell

Historical trials

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by John Macdonell

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Published by Watts in London .
Written in English

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    Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementEdited by R.W. Lee, with a pref. by Lord Shaw of Dunfermline.
    SeriesThe Thinker"s library -- no. 23
    ContributionsLee, R.W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK M1354 H5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 142 p.
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14732442M

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