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Published by Rigby in Adelaide .
Written in English


  • Local History,
  • Ghost towns

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Edition Notes

Maps on lining paper.

StatementGeorge Farwell
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26894110M

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