Peninsular Europe some geographical peregrinations, ancient and modern by Lionel W. Lyde

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe,
  • Europe.

Subjects:

  • Human geography -- Europe,
  • Europe -- Historical geography

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Statementby L. W. Lyde.
SeriesThe university geographical series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD21.5 .L8
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6760162M
LC Control Number31017298
OCLC/WorldCa3409753

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