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Siren land

Norman Douglas

Siren land

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Published by Martin Secker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capri (Italy) -- Description and travel.,
  • Sorrento (Italy) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    WSU MASC copy is:002-102582772.

    Statementby Norman Douglas.
    SeriesNew Adelphi library -- v. 26., New Adelphi library -- v. 26.
    ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination314, [6] p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16596996M


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