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El Escorial

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Published by Newsweek in New York .
Written in English


  • Escorial

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Bibliography: p. 169.

Statementby Mary Cable and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.
SeriesWonders of man
ContributionsNewsweek, inc. Book Division.
LC ClassificationsN3418 .C3
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5705515M
LC Control Number70154726

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