Water in Britain
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Water in Britain by Sheila M. Jones

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

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StatementSheila M. Jones and R.A. Beddis.
SeriesLiving in the modern world
ContributionsBeddis, R. A. 1931-
The Physical Object
Pagination62p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22581798M
ISBN 100340190337

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