Nigerian pioneer

the story of Mary Slessor by Ronald Syme

Publisher: Morrow in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Nigerian pioneer | Ronald Syme
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Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Missionaries,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 13-14.

StatementIllustrated by Jacqueline Tomes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV3625.N6 S65
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24933746M
LC Control Number64015170
OCLC/WorldCa189251

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