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Dinner at Magny"s. by Robert Baldick

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


  • Authors, French -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [240]-244.

LC ClassificationsPQ147 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p., 8 plates;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4848282M
ISBN 100575006781
LC Control Number75592397

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