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The far castles

Margaret J. Miller

The far castles

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Published by Blackie in Glasgow (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) Margaret J. Miller ; illustrated by William Stobbs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18987380M
    ISBN 100216906474
    OCLC/WorldCa59200936

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    The homiest of Ludwig's castles is the small and comfortably exquisite Linderhof, set in the woods 15 minutes from Oberammergau, the Shirley Temple of Bavarian villages (a minute drive from Hohenschwangau). Surrounded by fountains and sculpted, Italian-style gardens, it's the only place I've toured that actually had me feeling palace envy.


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