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Recent heroes of modern adventure by Thomas Charles Bridges

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Published by G.G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. in London [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Explorers

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Edition Notes

Statementby T.C. Bridges, and H. Hessell Tiltman ... With thirty-two illustrations in half-tone
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14994336M

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