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The Boer War its causes, and its interest to Canadians with a glossary of Cape Dutch and Kafir terms

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Published by Biggar, Samuel & Co. in Toronto, Montreal .
Written in English


  • South African War, 1899-1902

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Statementby E.B. Biggar.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (26 fr.).
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18852383M
ISBN 100665021100

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