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Japp (A.H., LL.D.) LABOUR AND VICTORY: Memoirs
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Sir James Simpson.
Sir Titus Salt.
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Master-Missionaries : Studies in Heroic Pioneer work. By
ALEXANDER H. JAPP, LL.D., F.R.S.E. With Portraits and
Dr James Stewart.
Dr William Black.
John G. Fee.
APPENDIX. I. Dr Moffat's Labours. | II. More Facts about Zeisberger.
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H. A. Page, Author of “Golden Lives.” LEADERS OF
MEN: a Book of Biographies specially written for Young
Men. Crown 8vo. Cloth extra, with Portraits, 4s. 6d. The Prince Consort.
John Duncan, Weaver and Robert Dick, Baker and Geolo. Botanist. gist.
Samuel Greg. Commodore Goodenough.
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Literary Bye-Hours : A Book of Instructive Pastime. By H.
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Poetical Reader for the use of Schools: Arranged on an
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Winmore & Co.: A tale of the Great Bank Failure. Small 8vo.
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