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Shea A history of adventure

H. Rider Haggard

Shea A history of adventure

by H. Rider Haggard

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Published by Longmans, Green and Co in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Series statement from spine.

Statementby H. Rider Haggard ; with thirty-two illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen and Charles H. M. Kerr.
ContributionsGreiffenhagen, Maurice., Kerr, Charles Henry Malcolm, 1857-1905.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8],312p.,[20]plates :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18905158M

Books shelved as historical-adventure: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy, Mast. Get this from a library! She: a history of adventure. [H Rider Haggard] -- Drawing on his knowledge of Africa and of ancient legends, adventure writer H. Rider Haggard weaves this disturbing tale of Ayesha, the mysterious and immortal white queen of a Central African tribe.

Adventure stories, English Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, English Fiction Romance fiction Adventure fiction Love stories Romance fiction, English English fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), She. London, Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book. Get this from a library! She: a history of adventure. [H Rider Haggard] -- On his twenty-fifth birthday, Leo Vincey opens the silver casket that his father has left to him. It contains a letter recounting the legend of a white sorceress who rules an African tribe and of his.

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