Love among the ruins.

by Angela Mackail Thirkell

Publisher: Tom Stacey in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Previous ed, London: Hamish Hamilton, 1948.

Series[A Barsetshire novel]
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20778721M
ISBN 100854682333

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