In a company of fiddlers by Rob Ritchie

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Published by Seraphim Editions in Woodstock, ON .

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Statementby Rob Ritchie
LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.R56 I5 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25113105M
ISBN 109781927079003
LC Control Number2011514998

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