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Bristol"s bombed churches a descriptive and pictorial record of their histories and destruction. by Samuel Paul Shipley

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Published by Rankin bros. ltd. in Bristol [Eng.] .
Written in English



  • Bristol (England),
  • England,
  • Bristol.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Bristol.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- England -- Bristol.,
  • Bristol (England) -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Illustrations on p.[1]-[2] of cover.

StatementCompiled by the Rev. S. Paul Shipley ... and Howard Rankin. Wood engravings by Beryl Thornborough.
ContributionsRankin, Howard, joint author.
LC ClassificationsD760.8.B7 S48
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6516613M
LC Control Number47016994

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