England in the age of Thomas More
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Published by BCA .
Written in English


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Bibl.: p.251-252. - Index.

Statement(by) Derek Wilson.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,261p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17157794M

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