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The Spanish Armada a campaign in context by Rupert Matthews

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Published by Spellmount in Stroud [England] .
Written in English


  • Armada, 1588

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Rupert Matthews.
LC ClassificationsDA360 .M288 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 238 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24038782M
ISBN 100752453653
ISBN 109780752453651
LC Control Number2009529622

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