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2 edition of We played croquet by moonlight found in the catalog.

We played croquet by moonlight

Margaret Bramford

We played croquet by moonlight

extracts selected by Margaret Bramford from a long-lost diary of 1861-2 concerning the Martin family of Worcestershire.

by Margaret Bramford

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Published by Margaret Bramford in Malvern .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Martin family.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination112p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15624085M


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