Days in old Spain by Gertrude Bone

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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  • Spain -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

Maps on end-papers.

Book details

Statementillustrations by Muirhead Bone.
ContributionsBone, Muirhead, Sir, 1876-1953.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 261 p.
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14782633M

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