Flint implements of the Old Stone Age
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Flint implements of the Old Stone Age by Timms, Peter.

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Published by Shire in Aylesbury .
Written in English


  • Paleolithic period.,
  • Stone implements.

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter Timms.
SeriesShire archaeology -- 2
LC ClassificationsGN772
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21618298M
ISBN 100852635176

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