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A modern mercenary

by K. Prichard

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Published by Doubleday & McClure Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published in 1900 under title: A soldier of the guard.

Statementby K. and Hesketh Pritchard [!]
ContributionsPrichard, Hesketh Vernon Hesketh, 1876-1922, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.P932 Mo2
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL529492M
LC Control Number99004297
OCLC/WorldCa10351579

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