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Castles and fortresses in Poland

Adam Bujak

Castles and fortresses in Poland

by Adam Bujak

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Published by Bellona in Warszawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poland,
  • Poland.
    • Subjects:
    • Castles -- Poland.,
    • Poland -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Translated from Polish.

      StatementAdam Bujak ; text Anna Szczucka ; graphic design Jean Jacques Raymond & Witold Siemaszkiewicz.
      ContributionsSzczucka, Anna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK4043 .B85713 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL73776M
      ISBN 10831108825X
      LC Control Number99175099

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