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The bishop with 150 wives fifty years as a missionary by F. X. Gsell

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney, Wellington .
Written in English


  • Bishops,
  • Aboriginal Australians,
  • Church history,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Biography,
  • Missions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Paris : La Colombe, 1954.

Statementby F.X. Gsell ; with an epilogue by André Dupeyrat
LC ClassificationsBV3660.N8 G8 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p., [10] p. of plates :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25584740M

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