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Dolly Pentreath, and other humorous Cornish tales, in verse

John Trenhaile

Dolly Pentreath, and other humorous Cornish tales, in verse

by John Trenhaile

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Published by Wood in Devonport .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy the author of Recreations in Rhyme (i.e. J.Trenhaile).
ContributionsPentreath, Dolly., Dolly., Recreations in rhyme, Author of.
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20843674M

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