The light that failed. by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by Macmillan in London, New York .

Written in English

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4854 .L5 1891
The Physical Object
Pagination339 p.
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6081797M
LC Control Number50042044
OCLC/WorldCa542892

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