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Published by Arthur James in Evesham .
Written in English


  • Joan, -- of Arc, Saint, -- 1412-1431 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Trials (Heresy) -- France.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Marina Warner.
SeriesVisionary women, Visionary women (Evesham, England)
ContributionsWarner, Marina, 1946-, Scott, Walter Sidney, 1900-
LC ClassificationsKJV130.J625 J6253 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18272355M
ISBN 100853053545
LC Control Number98186660

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