2 edition of short history of York found in the catalog.
short history of York
Bibliography: p. 113.
|Statement||written in collaboration with and illus. by Marian E. Everatt. With a foreword by Frederick Harrison.|
|Contributions||Everatt, Marian E., joint author|
|LC Classifications||DA690.Y6 S6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 120 p.|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||49002863|
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