Early Britain

by Jacquetta Hopkins Hawkes

Publisher: Collins in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [48].

StatementJacquetta Hawkes ; with 8 plates in colour and 26 illustrations in black & white.
SeriesBritain in pictures
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p., [8] p. of plates (col.) :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16325036M

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