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2 edition of land of Britain and how it is used. found in the catalog.

land of Britain and how it is used.

L. Dudley Stamp

land of Britain and how it is used.

by L. Dudley Stamp

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Published by Pub. for British Council by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England -- Agriculture,
  • England -- Land

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 80 p. illus., maps (1 fold. col.)
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16626883M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stamp, L. Dudley (Laurence Dudley), Land of Britain and how it is used. London, New York, Pub. for the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stamp, L.

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