Letters from Latvia by Lucy Addison

Cover of: Letters from Latvia | Lucy Addison

Published by Macdonald in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Latvia

Subjects:

  • Addison, Lucy, d. 1946 -- Correspondence.,
  • British -- Latvia -- Correspondence.,
  • Latvia -- Social life and customs.,
  • Latvia -- Social conditions.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Lucy Addison ; edited by Rhona Chave.
ContributionsChave, Rhona.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK504.76.A33 A4 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination133 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2328551M
ISBN 100356105695
LC Control Number86214835

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