5 edition of France at its best found in the catalog.
France at its best
Robert S. Kane
|Statement||Robert S. Kane.|
|Series||The World at its best travel series|
|LC Classifications||DC16 .K26 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 512 p. :|
|Number of Pages||512|
|LC Control Number||89062583|
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