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Adventure in Flinders" footsteps

John Watsford Pescott

Adventure in Flinders" footsteps

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Published by Neptune Press in Belmont, Vic .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statement[by] John W. Pescott.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P44125 Ad
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4595622M
ISBN 100909131007
LC Control Number77358116

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