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Published by Purnell & Sons in Paulton, Nr. Bristol .
Written in English


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Statement[Text by] Andrew McLaren Young.
SeriesThe masters -- 96, Knowledge publications
ContributionsYoung, Andrew McLaren.
The Physical Object
Pagination8p., 16 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22640878M

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