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The India of the Queen

and other essays

by William Wilson Hunter

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Csoma de Körös, Alexander, 1784-1842,
  • Missions in India,
  • India -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the late Sir William Wilson Hunter ... Ed. by Lady Hunter, with an introduction by Francis Henry Skrine ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 276 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14014607M

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