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Published by Janus in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English wit and humor.,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Humor.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKevin Hassall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6231.G86 H37 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL875330M
      ISBN 10185756118X
      LC Control Number95161603
      OCLC/WorldCa32012983


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