The football and rugby playing fields of Wales by Richard E. Huws

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Published by Y Lolfa in Talybont, Ceredigion .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-331).

Book details

StatementRichard E. Huws
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV433.G72 W354 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24465972M
ISBN 101847711456
ISBN 109781847711458
LC Control Number2009512035

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