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The face of Spain

Gerald Brenan

The face of Spain

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First Published by Turnstile Press 1950.

Statementby Gerald Brenan.
The Physical Object
Pagination268p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16755827M

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