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The very best of British

by Nicholas Courtney

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Upper class -- England.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNicholas Courtney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .C665 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2719600M
      ISBN 100312838840
      LC Control Number86012943
      OCLC/WorldCa13643018

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