A kissof silk


Publisher: Sphere in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 152 Downloads: 74
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  • Fiction in English

Edition Notes

Originally published, under the name Barbara McCorquodale. London , Jenkins, 1959.

StatementBarbara Cartland.
The Physical Object
Pagination(6),152p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21500899M
ISBN 100722122756

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