The Lion of St. Mark
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The Lion of St. Mark a story of Venice in the fourteenth century by G. A. Henty

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Published by Blackie in London .
Written in English


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Statementby G.A. Henty ; with six full page illustrations.
SeriesHistorical tales by G.A. Henty
The Physical Object
Pagination384p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17318380M

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