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Westies today by Derek Tattersall

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Published by Howell Book House, Maxwell Macmillan in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementDerek Tattersall.
LC ClassificationsSF429.W4 T37 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1703076M
ISBN 100876053533
LC Control Number92004123

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