5 edition of One hundred years of Irish rugby found in the catalog.
One hundred years of Irish rugby
Edmund Van Esbeck
|Statement||Edmund Van Esbeck.|
|LC Classifications||GV945.55.I743 V36|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||246 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||246|
|LC Control Number||76358838|
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