unbearable Bassington by Saki

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Statementby "Saki" (H.H. Munro) ; with an introduction by Maurice Baring.
SeriesWorks of "Saki"
ContributionsBaring, Maurice, 1874-1945
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LC ClassificationsPR6025 U675 U6 1926
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20224069M

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