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Tinker, tailor

A. P. Herbert

Tinker, tailor

a child"s guide to the professions

by A. P. Herbert

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.P. Herbert ; illustrated by George Morrow.
ContributionsMorrow, George, 1869-1955.
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22935010M
OCLC/WorldCa9270748

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