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Barcelona, Catalonia and the English by C. H. D. Grimes

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Published by Secc. Artes Gráficas de Lab. Dr. Grau, S. A. in Barcelona .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catalonia (Spain) -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Catalonia (Spain),
  • Catalonia (Spain) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Rev. C. H. D. Grimes.
The Physical Object
Pagination60p., 3 leaves of plates (1 fold.) ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19219839M

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