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Cambridge, its colleges and university buildings

Arthur Oswald

Cambridge, its colleges and university buildings

with historical notes

by Arthur Oswald

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Published by Country life, ltd. [etc. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Cambridge.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Oswald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLF110 .O7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16365282M
    LC Control Number36019782


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