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The houseman"s tale

Colin Douglas

The houseman"s tale

by Colin Douglas

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Published by Fontana in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Edinburgh , Canongate, 1975.

StatementColin Douglas.
The Physical Object
Pagination222p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14876369M
ISBN 100006162401
OCLC/WorldCa16555137

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