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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saints -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

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Other titlesDictionary of saints.
StatementDonald Attwater with Catherine Rachel John
SeriesPenguin reference books -- R30.
ContributionsJohn, Catherine Rachel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4655.8 .A8
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21980542M
LC Control Number65-5009

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