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popular history of Bristol

George Pryce

popular history of Bristol

antiquarian, topographical, and descriptive, from the earliest period to the present time, with biographical notices of eminent natives and residents, impartially written

by George Pryce

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Published by W. Mack in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Pryce.
The Physical Object
Pagination622p.
Number of Pages622
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18381873M


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