Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
SPEAK FOR YOURSELF (Author)
CALDER, ANGUS (Author)
SHERIDAN, DOROTHY (Author)
MASS-OBSERVATION (Author)
Cape (Publisher)
Production date
1984
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: xii, 259p., 12p. of plates: ill., facsims., ports

Catalogue number
LBY 87 / 1986

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