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strange manuscript found in a copper cylinder.

James DeMille

strange manuscript found in a copper cylinder.

Introd. [by] R. Watters.

by James DeMille

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in 1888.

SeriesNew Canadian library, no. 68
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22328530M


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