wit of Sir Winston

by Winston S. Churchill

Publisher: Sphere Books in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 93 Downloads: 346
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  • Churchill, Winston, -- Sir, -- 1874-1965 -- Humor

Edition Notes

Churchill Collection, Trinity College.

Statementcompiled by Adam Sykes and Iain Sproat.
ContributionsSykes, Adam, 1940-, Sproat, Iain.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19479741M

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