Object details

Category
books
Related period
First World War (content)
Creator
LAVERY, FELIX (Author)
IRISH HEROES IN THE WAR (Author)
Everett (Publisher)
Production date
1917
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 23cm., Pagination: 336p., 78 leaves of plates ill., frontis., ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 10378

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