The Catholic Church and history

by Hilaire Belloc

Publisher: Macmillan in New York

Written in English
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    Statementby Hilaire Belloc.
    SeriesThe Calvert series, Calvert series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18073228M

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