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The rose-grower

Stubbs, Jean

The rose-grower

by Stubbs, Jean

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Published by Firecrest in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1962.

StatementJean Stubbs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.T78
The Physical Object
Pagination[xxx,256]p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17373637M
ISBN 100859979032
OCLC/WorldCa60106832

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