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Published by Pub. by R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside, sold by L. & G. Seeley in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Martyrs,
  • Persecution,
  • Church history

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by the Rev. Stephen Reed Cattley ...
ContributionsCattley, Stephen Reed, ed., Townsend, George, 1788-1857.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1607 .F5 1837
The Physical Object
Pagination8 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23267551M
LC Control Number03002614
OCLC/WorldCa855666

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