Roman soldier by H. E. L. Mellersh

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  • Rome -- History, Military,
  • Rome -- Army -- History,
  • Rome -- History

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Statementby H.E.L. Mellersh. Line drawings and map by Sally Mellersh.
LC ClassificationsDG89 .M3 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5943411M
LC Control Number65014388

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