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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English


  • Petre, Diana.,
  • Scott-Hewitt, Muriel Haidée Perry, 1890-1960.,
  • Ackerley, Alfred Roger.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Diana Petre.
LC ClassificationsPR6066.E754 Z525 1975b
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 183 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4599265M
ISBN 100241892341
LC Control Number77362078

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