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The circumnavigators by Derek Wilson

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


  • Voyages around the world,
  • Explorers

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [330]-338).

StatementDerek Wilson
LC ClassificationsG419 .W55 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination345 p. [6] p. of plates :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24890527M
ISBN 100094664609
LC Control Number89106454

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