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dictionary of saints being also an index to the revised edition of Alban Butler"s "Lives of the saints" by Attwater, Donald

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Published by Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saints.,
  • Calendars.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Donald Attwater..
ContributionsButler, Alban, 1711-1773
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [1], 319, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16638432M

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