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Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Richard I, King of England, 1157-1199 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Richard I, King of England, 1157-1199,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Richard I, 1189-1199 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 145.

Statement[by] W. Norman Pittenger.
SeriesImmortals of history
LC ClassificationsDA207 .P54
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 149 p.
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5313353M
ISBN 100531009459
LC Control Number72098670

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