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Edmund Barton.

Reynolds, John

Edmund Barton.

by Reynolds, John

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barton, Edmund, Sir, 1849-1920

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by R. G. Menzies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU114.B32 R4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 226 p.
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6051842M
    LC Control Number49013495
    OCLC/WorldCa8540883

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