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The French Riviera

a literary guide for travellers

by Ted Jones

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by I.B. Tauris, Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan in the USA and Canada in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Riviera (France),
  • France,
  • Riviera
    • Subjects:
    • Literary landmarks -- France -- Riviera -- Guidebooks.,
    • Riviera (France) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-228) and index.

      StatementTed Jones.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN164 .J66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3325572M
      ISBN 10186064967X
      LC Control Number2004299088
      OCLC/WorldCa52921605


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