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Published by Mills and Boon in London .
Written in English


  • Blackwork embroidery.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Rosemary Drysdale.
LC ClassificationsTT778.B5 D79 1975b
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p., 8 p. of plates :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4935159M
ISBN 100263059952
LC Control Number76362173

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