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Winifred Holtby a concise and selected bibliography, together with some letters by Geoffrey Handley-Taylor

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Published by A. Brown in London .
Written in English


  • Holtby, Winifred, -- 1898-1935 -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by Vera Brittain.
LC ClassificationsZ8414.6
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 76p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21458266M
LC Control Number55012665

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