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Greenmantle by John Buchan

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Published by Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co. of America in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Hannay, Richard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Intelligence service -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: 1916.

Statementby John Buchan.
SeriesGreat war stories
LC ClassificationsPR6003.U13 G68 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2046720M
ISBN 100933852843
LC Control Number88023865

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