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Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Originally published as "Life in Wales". London, B.T. Batsford 1972.

StatementA.H. Dodd.
The Physical Object
Pagination(12),173p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21025585M

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