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Published by F. Watts in London .
Written in English


  • Caesar, Julius -- Assassination -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Anthony J. Davies and Ann B. Davies ; illustrated with drawings, photographs, and prints ; all translations from Greek and Roman writers are by the authors ; [maps by Phoebe Posner].
ContributionsDavies, Ann B., joint author.
LC ClassificationsDG267 .D3
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4925150M
ISBN 100851663535
LC Control Number76351493

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