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The Fortunate isles

Mary Stuart Boyd

The Fortunate isles

life and travel in Majorca, Minorca and Iviza

by Mary Stuart Boyd

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Published by Methuen & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Majorca (Spain),
  • Minorca (Spain),
  • Ibiza Island (Spain)
    • Subjects:
    • Majorca (Spain) -- Description and travel.,
    • Minorca (Spain) -- Description and travel.,
    • Ibiza Island (Spain) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary Stuart Boyd; with eight illustrations in colour and fifty-two pen drawings, by A. S. Boyd, R. S. W.
      ContributionsBoyd, A. S. 1854-1930, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP302.B21 B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 339 [1] p.
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6535479M
      LC Control Number11025458
      OCLC/WorldCa4597392


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