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Ballantyne the brave a Victorian writer and his family. by Eric Quayle

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Published by Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Ballantyne, R. M. 1825-1894.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Family relationships.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Biography.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR4057.B15 Z83
The Physical Object
Pagination[13], 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5575042M
LC Control Number67085935

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