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Published by Purnell in Paulton, Nr. Bristol (Eng.) .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementDaniel Ternois ; translated by Anita Brookner.
SeriesThe Masters ; 39
ContributionsTernois, Daniel.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p., 16 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21464568M

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