story of Wales by Rhys Davies

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Published by W. Collins in London .

Written in English

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  • Wales -- History

Edition Notes

The British people in pictures

Book details

Statement[by] Rhys Davies. With 8 plates in colour and 30 illustrations in black & white
SeriesBritish in pictures
The Physical Object
Pagination47 [1] p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17849234M
LC Control Number43003751

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