Provence, from minstrels to the machine by Ford Madox Ford

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin Ltd in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d"Azur (France)

Subjects:

  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d"Azur (France) -- Description and travel.

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Statementby Ford Madox Ford ... Illustrations by Biala.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC611.P958 F55 1938
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. incl. col. front., illus.
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6383767M
LC Control Number39005685
OCLC/WorldCa4845169

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