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short history of Australia

Ernest Scott

short history of Australia

by Ernest Scott

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Published by Oxford university press, H. Milford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ernest Scott.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU112 .S4 1937
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 398 p. :
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6395609M
LC Control Number39032223
OCLC/WorldCa9207524

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