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Masterworks of travel & exploration

Richard Davis Mallery

Masterworks of travel & exploration

digests of 13 great classics.

by Richard Davis Mallery

  • 209 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMasterworks series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG161 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 690 p.
    Number of Pages690
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6033712M
    LC Control Number48011652
    OCLC/WorldCa491299

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