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Popular voyages and travels throughout the Continent & islands of Europe

Frances Thurtle Jamieson

Popular voyages and travels throughout the Continent & islands of Europe

in which the geography, character, customs, and manners of nations are described, and the phenomena of nature most worthy of observation are illustrated on scientific principles / dc by Mrs. Samieson, (Late Miss Thurtle)

by Frances Thurtle Jamieson

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Published by G. & W.B. Whittaker in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD919 .J37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 506 p., [7] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages506
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6058542M
      LC Control Number49036069
      OCLC/WorldCa5532710


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