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Provence from minstrels to the machine by Ford Madox Ford

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Published by Ecco Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Provence (France)


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Ford Madox Ford ; illustrations by Biala.
SeriesEcco travels
LC ClassificationsDC611.P958 F55 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2027635M
ISBN 100880013168
LC Control Number91003692

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