County of Avon in England"s West Country
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Published by West County Tourist Board (for) Director of Public Relations and Publicity for the County Avon in Exeter .
Written in English


  • Avon -- Description and travel -- Guide-books.

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Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1975.

StatementWest Country Tourist Board.
ContributionsAvon (County). Public Relations and Publicity Department.
LC ClassificationsDA670.A/
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18393162M

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