Pomfret Towers by Angela Mackail Thirkell

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Published by A. A.Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby Angela Thirkell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6039H45 P6 1938
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20735298M
ISBN 100099337509
OCLC/WorldCa12459711

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