Pioneers in Australia, stories of exploration and adventure.

by Herbert Strang

Publisher: Oxford in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 320 Downloads: 486
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    SeriesRomance of the world
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p., l., 320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22915937M

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Pioneers in Australia: stories of exploration and adventure Henry Frowde & Hodder & Stoughton London Australian/Harvard Citation. Strang, Herbert. Pioneers in Australia: stories of exploration and adventure Henry Frowde & Hodder & Stoughton London.

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