The small back room by Nigel Balchin

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Published by Lythway Press in Bath .

Written in English

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  • Fiction in English.

Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1943.

Book details

StatementNigel Balchin.
The Physical Object
Pagination(4),380p. ;
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20775016M
ISBN 100850465796

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