And Nelson on his pillar, 1808-1966
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Published by Nonpareil : [distributed by O"Brien Press] in Dublin .
Written in English



  • Dublin (Ireland)


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  • Dublin (Ireland) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by William Bolger, Bernard Share.
ContributionsBolger, William, Fl. 1965-, Share, Bernard.
LC ClassificationsDA995.D9 N442
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4945303M
ISBN 100905311000, 0905311019
LC Control Number76372999

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