eagle and the raven by Pauline Gedge

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Published by New American Library of Canada in [Scarborough, Ont.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Caractacus, -- fl. 48-51 -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- Fiction

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StatementPauline Gedge.
The Physical Object
Pagination744 p. ;
Number of Pages744
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13546534M

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