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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

Two-volume Set

by David Buisseret

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1020
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Open LibraryOL7389890M
ISBN 10019514922X
ISBN 109780195149227

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