Tales of the Isle of Wight

by C. W. R. Winter

Publisher: Coach House Publications in Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Written in English
Published: Pages: 58 Downloads: 351
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Edition Notes

Statementby C.W.R. Winter.
SeriesThe Isle of Wight series
LC ClassificationsDA670.W6 W544 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6877619M
ISBN 101899392092
LC Control Number00421483

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