Towns and people of modern Poland
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Published by Jarrolds in London .
Written in English


  • Poland -- Description and travel.

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Statementby Robert McBride.
The Physical Object
Pagination255p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18693053M

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