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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

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  • Rideau Canal (Ont.)

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  • Rideau Canal (Ont.)

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Robert Legget.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE401.R5 L4 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p.
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5342991M
ISBN 100802019048, 0802061567
LC Control Number72197084

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