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Legendary Australians

Bill Wannan

Legendary Australians

a colonial cavalcade of adventurers, eccentrics, rogues, ruffians, heroines, heroes, hoaxers, showmen, pirates, and pioneers

by Bill Wannan

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Published by Rigby in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia.,
    • Australia -- Biography.,
    • Australia -- History -- 1788-1900.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBill Wannan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU115.2.A2 W36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p., [12] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5429150M
      ISBN 100851797784
      LC Control Number73075277
      OCLC/WorldCa1323577

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