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Published by Langton & Hall in Toronto .
Written in English


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Statementby Frederick Upham Adams
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 78663, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 78663
The Physical Object
Format[microform] /
Pagination6 microfiches (250 fr.)
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25518620M
ISBN 100665786638
OCLC/WorldCa53629047

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