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In the dictator"s grip

John Samson

In the dictator"s grip

a story of adventure in the Pampas and Paraguay

by John Samson

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Published by Blackie in London, New York, Scribner"s .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Samson. With six illus. by Paul Hardy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S194 I
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6915253M
LC Control Number02009454
OCLC/WorldCa2906972

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