world as it is, and as it has been or, A comprehensive geography and history, ancient and modern. by Samuel G. Goodrich

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Published by J. H. Colton and Company in New York .

Written in English

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  • Geography.,
  • World history.

Edition Notes

Title-page and added t.-p. illustrated.

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StatementBy S. G. Goodrich.
LC ClassificationsG121 .G69
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6962334M
LC Control Number05036667

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