A notebook in Corsica
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A notebook in Corsica A night in the open at 22,000 feet, Pig-sticking at Jodhpur, Canada in "95, and other essays by Rankin, Reginald Sir

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Published by John Lane in London .
Written in English



  • Corsica (France)


  • Voyages and travels,
  • Corsica (France) -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lt.-Colonel Sir Reginald Rankin, bt.
SeriesThe collected works of Lt.-Colonel Sir Reginald Rankin, bt. [7]
LC ClassificationsD7 .R23 vol. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 3-320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6765951M
LC Control Number31030629

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