Tales of old Cambridgeshire
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Tales of old Cambridgeshire by Polly Howat

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Published by Countryside Books in Newbury, Berkshire .
Written in English



  • Cambridgeshire (England)


  • Cambridgeshire (England) -- History -- Anecdotes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-128).

StatementPolly Howat ; with illustrations by Don Osmond.
LC ClassificationsDA670.C2 H69 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1295394M
ISBN 101853060860
LC Control Number92158404

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