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Published by Kohler and Coombes in Dorking .
Written in English



  • Cornwall (England : County)


  • Cornwall (England : County) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCornwall.
Statementby Richard Polwhele.
LC ClassificationsDA670.C8 P7 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination7 v. in 3 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4473590M
ISBN 100903967111
LC Control Number79300855

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