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Bulls & bullfighting

Bulls & bullfighting

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bullfights.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Eduardo Bonet [and others] Translated by Rafael Millán.
    ContributionsBonet, Eduardo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1107 .B8513 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4432808M
    LC Control Number79075092


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