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Lines on the landscape leys and other linear enigmas by Pennick, Nigel.

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • Europe.


  • Leys -- Great Britain.,
  • Leys -- Europe.,
  • Leys.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index.

StatementNigel Pennick & Paul Devereux.
ContributionsDevereux, Paul.
LC ClassificationsGN805 .P39 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1903408M
ISBN 10070903704X
LC Control Number90105519

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