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History of the Netherlands (Holland and Belgium) by Young, Alexander

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Published by Estes and Lauriat in Boston .
Written in English



  • Netherlands


  • Netherlands -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementFully illustrated.
LC ClassificationsDH107 .Y6
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., x, [11]-672 p. incl. illus., plates, ports.
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6946484M
LC Control Number04028117

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