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Published .
Written in English


  • Knights and knighthood,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Chivalry,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDon Nardo
SeriesThe library of medieval times, Library of medieval times
LC ClassificationsU800 .N37 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination80 pages
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27173391M
ISBN 101601526369
ISBN 109781601526366
LC Control Number2013040136

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