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An ABC of nostalgia from aspidistras to zoot suits by E. S. Turner

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Published by M. Joseph in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementE.S. Turner ; with illustrations by John Jensen.
ContributionsJensen, John, 1930-
LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .T87 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2935438M
ISBN 100718123867
LC Control Number84172505

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