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Reverend sirs, ladies and gentlemen ... humour-stories, anecdotes and sayings associated with the clergy ... by Lewis, Don comp.

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Published by Mowbray in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Clergy -- Humor.

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Edition Notes

Statementillustrations by Bill Bowden, foreword by Derek Nimmo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6231.C5 L4
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5324685M
ISBN 100264645669
LC Control Number72177436
OCLC/WorldCa22512629

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