A traveller"s history of Greece by Tim Boatswain

Cover of: A traveller

Published by Interlink Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Greece

Subjects:

  • Greece -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-283) and index.

Book details

StatementTimothy Boatswain and Colin Nicolson ; line drawings, Alison Hepburn.
ContributionsNicolson, Colin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF757 .B63 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2195792M
ISBN 100940793490
LC Control Number89015341
OCLC/WorldCa19922384

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