Castles in Wales
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Castles in Wales by Gerald Morgan

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Published by Y Lolfa in Talybont, Ceredigion .
Written in English


  • Castles -- Wales -- Guidebooks,
  • Castles -- Wales -- History,
  • Wales -- Guidebooks,
  • Wales -- History -- 1063-1536,
  • Wales -- History -- To 1063

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index.

StatementGerald Morgan.
LC ClassificationsDA737 .M37 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22846067M
ISBN 10184771031X
ISBN 109781847710314
LC Control Number2008431995

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