The Destruction of Troy in Three Books

The Destruction of Troy in Three Books : ... Also Mentioning the Rising and Flourish of Diverse Kings and Kingdoms, with the Decay and Overthrow of Others, with Many Admirable Acts of Chivalry and Martial Prowess (1670)

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  • Paperback | 490 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 869g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240801580
  • 9781240801589