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Britain in brief

Britain in brief

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Published by (Central Office of Information) in (London) ((Overseas Publicity, Room 4H510, Hercules Road, SE1)) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(prepared for the Foreign and CommonwealthOffice by the Central Office of Information).
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Central Office of Information., Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA30
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(28)p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19317379M

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