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4 edition of History of Modern Leeds found in the catalog.

History of Modern Leeds

by Derek Fraser

  • 251 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Manchester Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leeds (England),
  • Local history,
  • Yorkshire,
  • History Of Individual Cities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages494
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7839099M
    ISBN 10071900781X
    ISBN 109780719007811

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