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Gatherings from Catalonia.

John Langdon-Davies

Gatherings from Catalonia.

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Catalonia (Spain)
    • Subjects:
    • Catalonia (Spain) -- Description and travel.,
    • Catalonia (Spain) -- Social life and customs.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP302.C61 L3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p.
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6145244M
      LC Control Number53037335
      OCLC/WorldCa3624057

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