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5 edition of British history in brief found in the catalog.

British history in brief

for matriculation (pass and honors), junior and senior leaving candidates


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Published by Educational Pub. Co. in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Great Britain -- History -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Chas. Forfar.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 92073, High school helps series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 microfiches (153 fr.)
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20387701M
    ISBN 100665920733

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