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The pre-history of the North based on contemporary memorials by Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae

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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Archaeology,
  • Antiquities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical footnotes.

Statementby the late chamberlain J.J.A. Worsaae ; translated, with a brief memoir of the author by H.F. Morland Simpson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDL21 .W9
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 206, 80 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24785898M
LC Control Number01006143

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