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A story of active service in foreign lands compiled from letters sent home from South Africa, India and China, 1856-1882 by Adam Graham Young

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Published by Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: McBlain

Statementby A. Graham Young
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26306941M

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