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The boy-man the life of Lord Baden-Powell by Tim Jeal

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Baron, 1857-1941.,
  • Great Britain. Army -- Biography.,
  • Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Boy Scouts -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementTim Jeal.
LC ClassificationsDA68.32.B2 J43 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 670 p., [28] p. of plates :
Number of Pages670
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2194449M
ISBN 100688048994
LC Control Number89013452

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