Ballad of the wreck of the Cita, March 26, 1997
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Ballad of the wreck of the Cita, March 26, 1997 (Newfoundland Point, Porth Hellick, St. Mary"s, Scilly) by Clive Tregarthen Mumford

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Published by Lethegus in St. Mary"s (The Paper Shop, St. Mary"s, Isles of Scilly. TR2 0LL) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementillustrations by Andre Ellis.
ContributionsEllis, Andre.
The Physical Object
Pagination[vi],57p. :
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17470386M
ISBN 100953338703

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