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Published by Skeffington & Son in London .
Written in English


  • Church of England in Australia and Tasmania -- History.,
  • Church of England in Australia and Tasmania -- History -- Sources.,
  • Australia -- Church history.,
  • Australia -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby R.A. Giles ; with a foreword by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury.
SeriesHistory of religions preservation project -- MN41836.4.
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14026911M

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