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A Welsh childhood

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Published by M. Joseph in London, New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales, North
    • Subjects:
    • Ellis, Alice Thomas -- Childhood and youth,
    • Novelists, Welsh -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Wales, North -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAlice Thomas Ellis ; photographs by Patrick Sutherland.
      ContributionsSutherland, Patrick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6055.L4856 Z464 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1634218M
      ISBN 100718132920
      LC Control Number91184722


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