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A chronicle of jails by Figgis, Darrell

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Published by The Talbot Press in Dublin .
Written in English

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StatementDarrell Figgis
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24586519M

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