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The amazing career of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, with extracts from A letter from Sydney (1829).

Angus John Harrop

The amazing career of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, with extracts from A letter from Sydney (1829).

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wakefield, Edward Gibbon, -- 1796-1862,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU422 W2 H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17311470M


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