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The singing swan

A. P. Herbert

The singing swan

a yachtsman"s yarn.

by A. P. Herbert

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15033813M
ISBN 10041646470X

Schwanengesang ("Swan song"), D , is a collection of songs written by Franz Schubert at the end of his life and published posthumously.


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