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A reading book in Irish history

by P. W. Joyce

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Published by Longmans, Green, & Co., M. H. Gill in London, Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P. W. Joyce.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17996754M

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