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Medieval hour in the author"s mind by Ernest Hekkanen

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Published by Thistledown Press in Saskatoon, Sask .
Written in English

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StatementErnest Hekkanen.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.H4446 M44 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2447458M
ISBN 100920633307, 0920633315
LC Control Number87145490

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