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British telephone box

Clive Aslet

British telephone box

take it as red : a Thirties Society report

by Clive Aslet

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Published by The Thirties Society in [u.k.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spiral bound photocopied sheets.

Statementwritten by Clive Aslet and Alan Powers.
ContributionsPowers, Alan., Thirties Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15557109M

RED TELEPHONE BOX Print: Traditional British Phone Booth, Vintage Dictionary Page Art Antique Wall Hanging Gift (8 x 10") ThePrintArcade 5 out of 5 stars (1,) $ phone book definition: 1. a telephone directory: 2. a large book containing all the phone numbers for a particular area. Learn more.


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Despite a reduction in their numbers in recent years, the traditional British red telephone kiosk can still be seen in many places throughout the UK, and in current or former British colonies.

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