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Wit and humour

Shirley Brooks

Wit and humour

(from "Punch")

by Shirley Brooks

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Published by Bradbury, Agnew in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous poetry, English

  • Edition Notes

    Poems.

    Other titlesPunch (London, England)
    Statementby Shirley Brooks ; [edited by Reginald Shirley Brooks].
    ContributionsBrooks, Reginald Shirley.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 328 p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22929307M
    OCLC/WorldCa38560607

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