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Published by A.E. Allison in Arundel .
Written in English


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Statementphotographic illustrations by W.B. Allison ; with descriptive and historical notes by Mervyn D. Francis].
ContributionsAllison, W. B.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 33-64, 32 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18197575M

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