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Published by Remington and co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA68.32.G6 H2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p.l., 407 p.
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23404122M
    LC Control Number07022628


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