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6 edition of Great British Wit found in the catalog.

Great British Wit

by Rosemarie Jarski

  • 36 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humour collections & anthologies,
  • Reference,
  • Humor,
  • General,
  • HUMOR_GENERAL,
  • Humor / General,
  • Quotations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9270219M
    ISBN 100091906318
    ISBN 109780091906313

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