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Page 39 - The Treasury of Bible Knowledge; being a Dictionary of the Books, Persons, Places, Events, and other Matters of which mention is made in Holy Scripture; intended to establish its Authority ' and illustrate its Contents. By Rev. J. AYRE, MA With Maps, 15 Plates, and numerous Woodcuts.
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