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A holiday history of France.

Ronald Hamilton

A holiday history of France.

by Ronald Hamilton

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Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- France.,
    • France -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC39 .H28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p.;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4073454M
      ISBN 100701116862
      LC Control Number79857502
      OCLC/WorldCa206576

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