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King Solomon's Mines (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) : B&N Classics Trade Paper - H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon's Mines (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

B&N Classics Trade Paper

By: H. Rider Haggard, Benjamin Ivry (Introduction by)

Paperback Published: 25th December 2004
ISBN: 9781593082758
Number Of Pages: 272

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ISBN: 9781593082758
ISBN-10: 1593082754
Series: B&N Classics Trade Paper
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 25th December 2004
Publisher: Fine Communications,US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.1  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.22

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