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Quaker doctor and naturalist in the 19th century

William Hugh Curtis

Quaker doctor and naturalist in the 19th century

the story of William Curtis

by William Hugh Curtis

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Published by Bannisdale Press in London .
Written in English

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  • Curtis, William.

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    Statementby a grandson Wm. Hugh Curtis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160p.,23cm
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19934605M


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