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Hampdenshire wonder

J. D. Beresford

Hampdenshire wonder

by J. D. Beresford

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1911.

StatementJ. D. Beresford ; [With an introduction by Walter de la Mare].
The Physical Object
Pagination234p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17332603M

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