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A story of active service in foreign lands

compiled from letters sent home from South Africa, India and China, 1856-1882

by Adam Graham Young

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Published by Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: McBlain

    Statementby A. Graham Young
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26306941M

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