Superstitious Cornwall

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Published by Oakmagic Publications in Monmouth .

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Statementedited: Kelvin I. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Kelvin I., The Cornish Magazine and Devon Miscellany., The West of England Magazine.
The Physical Object
Pagination49p. :
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL15563237M
ISBN 101904330436

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