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A history of Port Melbourne

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English

  • Port Melbourne (Vic.)
    • Subjects:
    • Port Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNancy U"Ren and Noel Turnbull.
      ContributionsTurnbull, Noel.
      LC ClassificationsDU230.P65 U74x 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 296 p. :
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2154214M
      ISBN 100195543920
      LC Control Number88672413

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