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The history of the world comprising a general history, both ancient and modern of all the principal nations of the globe, their rise, progress and present condition

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Published by H. Bill in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Samuel Maunder, embracing a brief account of the late Russian and Italian wars, and a complete history of the United States to the present time ... ; edited by John Inman.
ContributionsInman, John, 1805-1850.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (3 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22099635M
ISBN 100665505329

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