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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English



  • Poland


  • Poland -- History -- Casimir IV, 1447-1492 -- Juvenile fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementdecorations by Janina Domanska, foreword by Naomi Lewis.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K294 Ts6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5385438M
ISBN 100701102470
LC Control Number72515327

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