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The case of the Company of Gun-makers of the city of London

Worshipful Company of Gunmakers of the City of London

The case of the Company of Gun-makers of the city of London

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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English


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SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2124.2:146
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet
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Open LibraryOL15429444M

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