Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), First World War (content), First World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
STALLYBRASS, BILL (Author)
Linden Hall (Publisher)
Production date
1988
Place made
Yeovil, Somerset
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 22cm., Pagination: 123p., 8p. of plates port.

Catalogue number
LBY 89 / 551

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