A church in the Alps a century of Zermatt and the English by Cicely Williams

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Published by Commonwealth and Continental Church Society in London .

Written in English

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  • Zermatt (Switzerland)


  • Zermatt, Switzerland. St. Peter"s English Church.,
  • Zermatt (Switzerland)

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StatementForeword by Lord Hunt.
ContributionsCommonwealth and Continental Church Society.
LC ClassificationsDQ851.Z4 W48
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5518357M
ISBN 100950139807
LC Control Number73538189

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