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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


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Originally published: Constable, 1929.

StatementElizabeth Bowen ; with an introduction by Victoria Glendinning.
The Physical Object
Pagination206p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19634602M
ISBN 100099283433
OCLC/WorldCa39763125

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