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6 edition of The Guinness Book of British Place Names found in the catalog.

The Guinness Book of British Place Names

by Fred MacDonald

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Guinness World Records Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local history,
  • Place names & gazetteers,
  • Reference works,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Great Britain,
  • History, Local,
  • Names, Geographical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8266624M
    ISBN 10085112576X
    ISBN 109780851125763

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