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Buildings and memorials of the Channel Islands by Raoul LemprieМЂre

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English



  • Channel Islands


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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Raoul Lemprière.
LC ClassificationsDA670.C4 L427 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4224914M
ISBN 100709181361
LC Control Number80504892

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