Castles and palaces by Sally Lee

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Written in English

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  • Castles,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Palaces

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Sally Lee
SeriesPebble plus. Royalty
LC ClassificationsNA7710 .L44 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25394146M
ISBN 109781620651216
LC Control Number2012030331

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