General Gordon
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Published by Book Club Associates in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Arthur Barker Ltd., 1974.

Statementby Richard Garrett.
The Physical Object
Pagination240p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20029794M

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