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Portrait of the Fen country

Edward Storey

Portrait of the Fen country

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fens (England) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Storey ; photographs by C.W.L. Grist.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.F33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224p.,(24)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21649854M
    ISBN 100709006586
    OCLC/WorldCa10184079

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