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The mosquito fleet

Hawkesbury River trade and traders, 1794-1994

by Jean Purtell

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Published by Deerubbin Press in Berowra Heights, NSW, Australia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 3.

StatementJean Purtell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL563300M
ISBN 100646250418
LC Control Number96147638
OCLC/WorldCa35718595

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