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Sobieski, king of Poland

J. B. Morton

Sobieski, king of Poland

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poland
    • Subjects:
    • John III Sobieski, King of Poland, 1629-1696.,
    • Poland -- History -- John III Sobieski, 1674-1696.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. B. Morton.
      Series[European biographies]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK431 .M6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 286 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6274381M
      LC Control Number32013049
      OCLC/WorldCa4159931


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