Portrait of Somerset
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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English



  • Somerset (England)


  • Somerset (England) -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[by] Bryan Little.
LC ClassificationsDA670.S5 L5 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4591527M
ISBN 100709157916
LC Control Number77353747

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