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Pompey"s Head

Hamilton Basso

Pompey"s Head

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Published by Cedric Chivers Ltd in Bath (Portway, Bath, Somerset BA1 3NF) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "The view from Pompey"s Head". Garden City (N.Y.), Doubleday, 1954.

Statement(by) Hamilton Basso.
Series(Portway reprints)
The Physical Object
Pagination446p. ;
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20250083M
ISBN 100855945931
OCLC/WorldCa11823571

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