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Malta of the Knights

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Malta


  • Knights of Malta.,
  • Malta -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementE. W. Schermerhorn.
LC ClassificationsCR4723 .S3 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 316 p., [35] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4896043M
ISBN 100404154298
LC Control Number76029838

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