Spinster. by Sylvia Ashton-Warner

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Published by Penguin in association with Secker & Warburg in Harmondsworth .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published (B58-2857) Secker & Warburg, 1958.

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination271p.,19cm
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21065625M

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