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The life of Isabella Bird (Mrs. Bishop)

Anna M. Stoddart

The life of Isabella Bird (Mrs. Bishop)

hon. member of the Oriental society of Pekin, F.R.G.S., F.R.S.G.S.

by Anna M. Stoddart

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bird, Isabella L. 1831-1904.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anna M. Stoddart. With maps and illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG246.B5 S7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 416 p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6986882M
    LC Control Number07025137
    OCLC/WorldCa3809951


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