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Letters from St. Petersburg

Victoria Hammond

Letters from St. Petersburg

by Victoria Hammond

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, NSW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hammond, Victoria -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg.,
  • Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVictoria Hammond.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23042053M
    ISBN 101741143381

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