Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel (France)

Subjects:

  • Cathédrale de Chartres,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel (France)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHenry Adams ; introd. by Lord Briggs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC801.M7515 A3 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4406536M
ISBN 100399124985
LC Control Number79009663
OCLC/WorldCa6988341

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