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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Zealand

Subjects:

  • Hillary, Edmund, Sir,
  • Times (London, England),
  • Reporters and reporting,
  • Mountaineers -- New Zealand -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesFaber English books for schools
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS486.E8 M65 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination5-146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5736371M
ISBN 100571096492
LC Control Number70585836
OCLC/WorldCa164233

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