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Tacklers" tales

Geoffrey Mather

Tacklers" tales

a humorous look at Lancashire

by Geoffrey Mather

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Published by Palatine Books in Preston .
Written in English


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StatementGeoffrey Mather.
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Open LibraryOL21752609M
ISBN 101874181098
OCLC/WorldCa655705756

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