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Under many flags, or, Stories of Scottish adventurers

by W. H. Davenport Adams

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Published by F. Warne in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesUnder many flags., Stories of Scottish adventurers.
Statementby W.H. Davenport Adams ; illustrated by Lancelot Speed.
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22895932M

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