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A kissof silk

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Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 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
    OCLC/WorldCa60018685

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