Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
WILMOTH, VICTOR J. (Author)
Lomax, Erskine (Publisher)
Production date
1939
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 19cm., Pagination: 166p. ill., figs.

Catalogue number
LBY 65207

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