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The singing line tracking the Australian adventures of my intrepid Victorian ancestors by Alice Thomson

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in



  • Australia,
  • Australia.


  • Thomson, Alice, 1967- -- Family.,
  • Todd, Charles Heavitree, 1826-1910.,
  • Todd, Alice, b. 1836.,
  • Todd family.,
  • Travelers -- Australia.,
  • Travelers" writings.,
  • Australia -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlice Thomson.
LC ClassificationsDU105.2 .T47 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL46020M
ISBN 100385490593
LC Control Number99043952

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