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Biting the wax

by McDonald, Peter

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Published by Bloodaxe Books, U.S. distributor Dufour Editions in Newcastle upon Tyne, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Distributor from label on p. 4 of cover.

StatementPeter McDonald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.C382 B58 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL533845M
ISBN 101852240776
LC Control Number96111111

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