2 edition of short history of Birmingham, from its origin to the present day found in the catalog.
short history of Birmingham, from its origin to the present day
by City of Birmingham Information Bureau for the Corporation in [Birmingham]
Written in English
At head of title: Centenary of Charter of Incorporation.
|Statement||by Conrad Gill and Charles Grant Robertson.|
|Contributions||Robertson, Charles Grant, Sir, 1869-1948.|
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Includes appendices, index, and publisher's advertisements at rear. Subjects; Warwickshire - Birmingham.
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