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Published by Riverswift in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn D. Clare.
SeriesI was there, I Was There Series
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17419315M
ISBN 101898304424
OCLC/WorldCa32509645

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