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Thorstein of the Mere

W. G. Collingwood

Thorstein of the Mere

a saga of the Northmen in Lakeland

by W. G. Collingwood

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Published by Llanerch Enterprises in [Lampeter, Dyfed] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lake District (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Northmen -- Fiction.,
    • Lake District (England) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Facsim. of: New ed., rev. Kendal : Titus Wilson, 1909.

      Statementby W.G. Collingwood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4489.C247 T46 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1299168M
      ISBN 100947992499
      LC Control Number92163832


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