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Published by Printed for the Malone Society... at the Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English


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Other titlesThe famous chronicle of King Edward the First.
Statementby George Peele.
SeriesMalone Society reprints
ContributionsGreg, W. W. 1875-1959.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [86] p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19643868M

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