A Classified and Descriptive Catalogue of the Indian Department; The International Exhibition of 1862. by J. Forbes Watson Volume 2

A Classified and Descriptive Catalogue of the Indian Department; The International Exhibition of 1862. by J. Forbes Watson Volume 2

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865545
  • 9781236865540