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The most beautiful villages and towns of the Pacific Northwest

Joan Tapper

The most beautiful villages and towns of the Pacific Northwest

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Published by Thames & Hudson in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Description and travel,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Villages,
  • Local History,
  • Historic buildings,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Historic sites

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207).

    StatementJoan Tapper ; photographs by Nik Wheeler ; with 240 color illustrations
    ContributionsWheeler, Nik
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF852.3 .T37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032226M
    ISBN 109780500515341
    LC Control Number2010923289


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