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Published by Souvenir in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Dodd, Mead, 1981.

Statementby Elizabeth Peters.
SeriesAmelia Peabody -- 2
The Physical Object
Pagination357p. ;
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18718462M
ISBN 100285625179

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