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History of his own time

Burnet, Gilbert

History of his own time

by Burnet, Gilbert

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- 1689-1714,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBishop Gilbert Burnet ; abridged by Thomas Stackhouse ; new introd. by David Allen.
    SeriesEveryman"s library -- no.85
    ContributionsStackhouse, Thomas, ca. 1680-1752.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA430 B96
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 409 p. --
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19756974M
    ISBN 100460000853

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