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Toposaurus

a humorous treasury of toponyms : an entertaining assortment of familiar words and phrases derived from placenames - and their colourful origins

by John D. Jacobson

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Published by Wiley in New York, Chichester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p242-243.

StatementJohn D. Jacobson.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21465661M
ISBN 100471527726

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