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Castle of Chillon

Auguste Guignard

Castle of Chillon

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Published by Editions du Griffon in Neuchâtel .
Written in English

  • Château de Chillon (Chillon, Switzerland),
  • Castles -- Switzerland -- Chillon.,
  • Chillon (Switzerland) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAuguste Guignard ; adapted into English by Danièle Lampietti ; photographs by Max-F. Chiffelle.
    SeriesTrésors de mon pays
    ContributionsByron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
    LC ClassificationsDQ/851/C4G85/1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19225695M

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