7 edition of The British Museum A-Z companion found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||AM101.L62 C39 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||400 p. :|
|Number of Pages||400|
|LC Control Number||2002725558|
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