Black Country. by Walter Ernest Allen

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Published by P. Elck in London .

Written in English

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  • Black Country (England)

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  • Black Country (England)

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Book details

StatementDrawings and water colours by Malvina Cheek.
SeriesVision of England
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA670.B55 A4
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6513534M
LC Control Number47005803
OCLC/WorldCa1907014

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