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The hero as murderer

Geoffrey Dutton

The hero as murderer

the life of Edward John Eyre, Australian explorer and governor of Jamaica, 1815-1901.

by Geoffrey Dutton

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eyre, Edward John, -- 1815-1901.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination416p.,(5) leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20717687M

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