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Chateau and country life in France.

Waddington, Mary King.

Chateau and country life in France.

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Published by Smith in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- Description and travel,
  • France -- Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination333 p. pl.
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16755276M

    View of the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain taken April The snow-covered mountains, which form a formidable physical barrier between France to the north (left) and Spain to the south (right), are the main focus of this low-oblique, southeast-looking on: Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC


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