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The knights of the cross

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The knights of the cross

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poland
    • Subjects:
    • Teutonic Knights -- History -- Fiction.,
    • Crusades -- Fiction.,
    • Poland -- History -- Jagellons, 1386-1572 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henryk Sienkiewicz ... Authorized and unabridged translation from the Polish, by Jeremiah Curtin ...
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsCurtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.S57 K8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6774739M
      LC Control Number00003273
      OCLC/WorldCa1879030


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