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Country notes in wartime

Vita Sackville-West

Country notes in wartime

by Vita Sackville-West

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Published by Doubleday, Doran and co., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country life -- England,
  • Country life,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16787723M
    LC Control Number41006870

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