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Spain, 1001 sights

an archaeological and historical guide

by James Maxwell Anderson

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Published by University of Calgary Press, Robert Hale in Calgary, Alta., Canada, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Spain -- Guidebooks.,
    • Spain -- Guidebooks.,
    • Spain -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks.,
    • Spain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSpain, one thousand one sights., Spain, one thousand and one sights.
      StatementJames M. Anderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP14 .A73 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 359 p. :
      Number of Pages359
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1350789M
      ISBN 100919813933
      LC Control Number92240561
      OCLC/WorldCa24910307

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