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4 edition of Perth; a city of light. found in the catalog.

Perth; a city of light.

Ivan O"Riley

Perth; a city of light.

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Published by Rigby in [Adelaide] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Perth (W.A.)
    • Subjects:
    • Perth (W.A.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Map on lining paper.

      StatementWritten and photographed by Ivan O"Riley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU378 .O73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (chiefly illus.)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4576382M
      ISBN 100851790917
      LC Control Number77129834
      OCLC/WorldCa208203

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