Object details

Category
Books
Related period
First World War (content), First World War (content)
Creator
BARKER, RALPH (Author)
"The Sunday Express" (Publisher)
Production date
1975
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 60cm., Pagination: [2]p.: ill.

Catalogue number
LBY K. 75325

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