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Lure of the limerick

William Stuart Baring-Gould

Lure of the limerick

an uninhibited history

by William Stuart Baring-Gould

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Published by Gramercy Books in Avenel, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Limericks

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Baring-Gould.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.L5 B3 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL969264M
    ISBN 10051718253X
    LC Control Number96005818
    OCLC/WorldCa34412015


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