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2 edition of short history of Canada. found in the catalog.

short history of Canada.

D. C. Masters

short history of Canada.

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princetown, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAnvil books -- no.36
The Physical Object
Pagination191p.,18cm
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20631179M


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