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Prester John

John Buchan

Prester John

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Published by T. Nelson and Sons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Buchan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/6198 (P), PR6003.U13
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination376, viii p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2792462M
LC Control Number83220511


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