A history of Yorkshire
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Published by Phillimore in Chichester .
Written in English



  • Yorkshire (England)


  • Yorkshire (England) -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementS.J. Rawnsley and F.B. Singleton; drawings by Keith Woodcock ; cartography by G. Bryant and R. Fry.
SeriesThe Darwen county history series
ContributionsSingleton, Frederick Bernard., Tate, W. E.
LC ClassificationsDA670.Y6 R353 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL549519M
ISBN 100850339308
LC Control Number96130499

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