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Harnessing peacocks

Mary Wesley

Harnessing peacocks

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Published by G.K. Hall, Chivers in Thorndike, Me, Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Macmillan, 1985.

StatementMary Wesley.
The Physical Object
Pagination373p. ;
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17298652M
ISBN 100745177646
OCLC/WorldCa59960405


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