A popular history of Sheffield with a guide to places, buildings and things of interest by J. Edward Vickers

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Published by EP in Wakefield .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sheffield (South Yorkshire) -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p247-8. - Includes index.

Book details

StatementJ. Edward Vickers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA690.S54
The Physical Object
Paginationix,264p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17451811M
ISBN 10071580815X
OCLC/WorldCa12503189

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