Captain Mayne Reid by Joan Steele

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Statementby Joan Steele.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors series ; TEAS 229
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5219.R26 Z93
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4547768M
ISBN 100805767002
LC Control Number77015975
OCLC/WorldCa3380448

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