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Britain B.C., as described in classical writings

Henry J. Sharpe

Britain B.C., as described in classical writings

with an inquiry into the positions of the Cassiterides and Thule, and an attempt to ascertain the ancient coast-line of Kent and East Sussex.

by Henry J. Sharpe

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Published by Williams & Norgate in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Cassiterides.,
  • Thule (Greenland),
  • Kent (England),
  • Sussex (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066.,
    • Cassiterides.,
    • Thule (Greenland),
    • Kent (England),
    • Sussex (England)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Henry Sharpe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA140 .S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 278 p.
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL176040M
      LC Control Numbera 11001974
      OCLC/WorldCa5822861

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