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Crampton Hodnet

Barbara Pym

Crampton Hodnet

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1985.

StatementBarbara Pym.
SeriesThe Windsor selection
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6466.Y58
The Physical Object
Pagination(344)p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17450104M
ISBN 100862201594


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