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Historic towns of England in pictures.

Historic towns of England in pictures.

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- England.,
    • England -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by Brian Vesey-FitzGerald.
      ContributionsVesey-FitzGerald, Brian Seymour, 1900-
      LC ClassificationsDA631 .H53 1960
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p.
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5802249M
      LC Control Number60016132

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