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Jackdaw cake an autobiography by Lewis, Norman.

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English



  • Enfield (London, England),
  • London (England),
  • Carmarthen (Wales)


  • Lewis, Norman.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Enfield (London, England) -- Social life and customs.,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Carmarthen (Wales) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNorman Lewis.
LC ClassificationsPR6062.E948 Z466 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2474760M
ISBN 100241116899
LC Control Number87205541

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