Mrs Bridges" story by Mollie Hardwick

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Published by Milton House Books in Aylesbury .

Written in English

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  • Fiction in English.

Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Sphere, 1975.

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Statement(by) Mollie Hardwick.
The Physical Object
Pagination123p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21547408M
ISBN 100859400522

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