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2 edition of Historical fiction. found in the catalog.

Historical fiction.

William Arthur Taylor

Historical fiction.

by William Arthur Taylor

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Published by Folcroft Press in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1957.

    StatementIntrod. by Alfred Duggan. Reading list compiled by W.A. Taylor.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesReader"s guides -- 2d ser., 11., Reader"s guides (National Book League (Great Britain)) -- 2d ser., 11.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16617432M

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