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A modern geography of Wales

Price, Mary.

A modern geography of Wales

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Published by C. Davies in Swansea .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales
    • Subjects:
    • Wales -- Geography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statement[by] Mary Price.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA731 .P7 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4490376M
      ISBN 100715405047
      LC Control Number79320026
      OCLC/WorldCa5834637


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