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Wodehouse with old friends

Tony Ring

Wodehouse with old friends

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Published by Porpoise Books in Maidenhead, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wodehouse, P. G. 1881-1975 -- Characters -- Dictionaries.,
  • Wodehouse, P. G. 1881-1975 -- Dictionaries.,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature -- Dictionaries.,
  • Humorous stories, English -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Series statement and numbering on jacket.

    Statementby Tony Ring and Geoffrey Jaggard ; with illustrations by Bernard Canavan.
    GenreCharacters, Dictionaries.
    Series[The millennium Wodehouse concordance ;, v. 7]
    ContributionsJaggard, Geoffrey., Canavan, Bernard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6045.O53 Z459 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 361 p. :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3747717M
    ISBN 101870304209
    LC Control Number2003428847


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