The loss of the American colonies
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Published by Chatto & Windus .
Written in English


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Statementillustrated by Peter Branfield.
SeriesStudies in English history
The Physical Object
Pagination95p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19676280M

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