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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, London: MichaelJoseph, 1965.

StatementDick Francis.
The Physical Object
Pagination(272)p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16255058M
ISBN 100862203767

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