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best of France

Henri Gault

best of France

by Henri Gault

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Published by Crown Publishers & Knapp Press in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- Description -- 1975- -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Henri Gault & Christian Millau ; translated by Robert Gray ; edited by Michael Demarest ; contributing editors Jean-Louis Perret & Guy Saint-Pére ; designed by Bordnick & Associates.
    ContributionsMillau, Christian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC16
    The Physical Object
    Pagination616 p. :
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21486556M
    ISBN 100517547759, 0517547740

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