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Laurier, the first Canadian. by Joseph Schull

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Laurier, Wilfrid, -- Sir, -- 1841-1919

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 624-627.

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Pagination658 p.
Number of Pages658
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23374250M

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