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A relation of the great river of Amazons in South-America

CristГіbal de AcuГ±a

A relation of the great river of Amazons in South-America

containing all the particulars of Father Christopher d"Acugna"s voyages, made at the command of the King of Spain.

by CristГіbal de AcuГ±a

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Published by S. Buckley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 19--. 1 microfiche. 11 x 15 cm. (Human relations area files, HRAF)

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15135946M

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