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3 edition of Scraps of Tasmanian history found in the catalog.

Scraps of Tasmanian history

James Erskine Calder

Scraps of Tasmanian history

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Published by [D. A. Davie] in Hobart .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tasmania,
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Calder, James Erskine, 1808-1882.,
    • Surveyors -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Biography.,
    • Tasmania -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Erskine Calder ; introduced by Donald A. Davie.
      ContributionsCalder, James Erskine, 1808-1882.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU472.C34 A35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. :
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4289727M
      LC Control Number78316976

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