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Famous modern explorers. by Bernadine Bailey

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English


  • Explorers

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Pagination156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23266803M
LC Control Number63010335

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