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Early English magic and medicine

Charles Singer

Early English magic and medicine

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Published by Oxford University Press for the British Academy in [Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from Proceedings of the British Academy, January 28, 1920.

Statementby Charles Singer.
The Physical Object
Pagination34p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20858616M


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