On drink. by Kingsley Amis

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .

Written in English

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  • Alcoholic beverages

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Book details

StatementNicolas Bentley drew the pictures.
LC ClassificationsTP507 .A43 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5413056M
ISBN 100151689954
LC Control Number73004276

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