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A picture history of Russia.

John Stuart Martin

A picture history of Russia.

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    GenrePictorial works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[viii], 439 p.
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23250981M


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