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The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan

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Published by Transaction in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Hannay, Richard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Intelligence service -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Great Britain -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Buchan.
LC ClassificationsPR6003.U13 T5 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL37917M
ISBN 101560004975
LC Control Number99025493

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