Traveller"s History of Britain and Ireland (Mermaid Books) by Richard Muir

Cover of: Traveller

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Ireland,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Antiquities,
  • British Isles,
  • Description and travel,
  • Great Britain,
  • Guide-books,
  • Historic sites,
  • Travel

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9306680M
ISBN 100718128397
ISBN 109780718128395
OCLC/WorldCa14966565

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