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6 edition of A family in Switzerland found in the catalog.

A family in Switzerland

by Peter Otto Jacobsen

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Bookwright Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland,
  • Switzerland.
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Switzerland -- Juvenile literature,
    • Family life -- Switzerland,
    • Switzerland -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature,
    • Switzerland -- Social life and customs

    • About the Edition

      Text and photographs present the home life and day-to-day activities of a family who lives in the cheese-making region of Emmental, Switzerland.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementPeter Otto Jacobsen, Preben Sejer Kristensen.
      SeriesFamilies around the world, Families around the world (New York, N.Y.)
      ContributionsKristensen, Preben Sejer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDQ203 .J32 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2875849M
      ISBN 100531180026
      LC Control Number84073578
      OCLC/WorldCa12813451

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