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Women adventurers.

MГ©nie Muriel Dowie

Women adventurers.

by MГ©nie Muriel Dowie

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Published by T. F. Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Velazquez, Mme. Loreta Janeta, 1842-,
  • Snell, Hannah, 1723-1792,
  • Talbot, Mary Anne, 1778-1808,
  • Davies, Mrs. Christian (Cavenaugh) 1667-1739,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Women -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Reprints of four biographies, including full title-pages of each.

    StatementEd. by Ménie Muriel Dowie.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe adventure series. [no. 15]
    ContributionsWorthington, C. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT3203 .N7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii p. 4l., [3]-288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7019037M
    LC Control Number10012214
    OCLC/WorldCa743882

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