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The trumpet-major, John Loveday a soldier in the war with Buonaparte and Robert his brother, first mate in the merchant service; a tale by Thomas Hardy

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Wessex (England)

Subjects:

  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Veterans -- Fiction,
  • Merchant mariners -- Fiction,
  • Soldiers -- Fiction,
  • Brothers -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 1800-1837 -- Fiction,
  • Wessex (England) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Hardy.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H222 Tr7, PR4750.T7 Tr7
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, [1], 384, [1] p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6586511M
LC Control Number16009381
OCLC/WorldCa4484423

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