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The British Empire panels

Brangwyn, Frank Sir

The British Empire panels

by Brangwyn, Frank Sir

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Published by F. Lewis in Leigh-on-Sea .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1933.

Statementdescriptive text by Frank Rutter ; foreword by the Earl of Iveagh.
ContributionsRutter, Frank.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13641718M

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