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The story of old Halifax

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Published by F. King & sons ltd.ibsn in Halifax .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halifax (England) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. W. Hanson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.H17 H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23342414M
    LC Control Number21000892
    OCLC/WorldCa7391231


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