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Auvergne and its people

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

  • Auvergne (France) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xi-xii.

    StatementFrances M. Gostling, with eight illusrations in colour by Léopold Lelée, thirty-two illustrations and map.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 291 p.
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24181147M

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