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John Verney by Horace Annesley Vachell

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Horace Annesley Vachell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.V135 Joh, PR6043.A3 Joh
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 338 p.
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6530293M
LC Control Number11010364
OCLC/WorldCa8425306

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