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Plain tales from Yorkshire

Mason, Roger

Plain tales from Yorkshire

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yorkshire (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Yorkshire (England) -- Biography.,
    • Yorkshire (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoger Mason.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.Y6 M37 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3218432M
      ISBN 100356078825
      LC Control Number83127613
      OCLC/WorldCa10375912

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