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The literary companion to cats

The literary companion to cats

an anthology of prose and poetry

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Sinclair-Stevenson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cats -- Literary collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected by Clare Boylan.
    ContributionsBoylan, Clare.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18074151M
    ISBN 101856193942

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