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Festival of Britain

Festival of Britain

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Published by Cambridge University Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementarranged by the National Book League at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
ContributionsNational Book League., Victoria and Albert Museum.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19266754M

Souvenir of Schweppes Grotto. Festival Gardens, Battersea by FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN Edition: First Edition. Book condition: Very Good Jacket condition: No Jacket.


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