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Published by Hakluyt Society in London .
Written in English


  • Voyages and travels

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Edition Notes

Statementby Malcolm Letts.
SeriesHakluyt Society. Works, 2d series -- nos. 101-102., Works issued by the Hakluyt Society -- 2nd ser., no. 101-102.
ContributionsLetts, Malcolm Henry Ikin, 1882- ed. & tr.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14624640M
LC Control Number87618390

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