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Published by Copp, Clark in Toronto .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

Statementby John Buchan.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 26708
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5 microfiches (239 fr.).
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18864188M
ISBN 100665267088

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