A history of Derbyshire by Joy Childs

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Published by Phillimore in Chichester, Sussex .

Written in English

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  • Derbyshire (England)


  • Derbyshire (England) -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-122) and index.

Book details

StatementJoy Childs ; cartography by R. Rowell and K. Moore.
SeriesThe Darwen county history series
LC ClassificationsDA670.D43 C418 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2266970M
ISBN 100850336201
LC Control Number89152417

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