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Some notes on 17th century London jews.

Wilfred Sampson Samuel

Some notes on 17th century London jews.

by Wilfred Sampson Samuel

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Published by Purnell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Miscellanies (pt. III) of the Jewish Historical Society.

The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20145699M

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