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Published by Charnwood in Leicester .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bird, Isabella L. -- 1831-1904.,
  • Travelers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPat Barr.
SeriesCharnwood large type, Charnwood library series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG246.B5
The Physical Object
Pagination538p. :
Number of Pages538
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22386648M
ISBN 100708982409

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