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A history of arms

by William Reid

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Barnes & Noble Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms (Military),
  • Weapons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8012324M
    ISBN 100760707073
    ISBN 109780760707074
    OCLC/WorldCa39055627

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