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The great age of discovery

Arthur Percival Newton

The great age of discovery

by Arthur Percival Newton

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Published by University of London Press, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Discoveries in geography.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Spain -- History -- Ferdinand and Isabella, 1479-1516.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Arthur Percival Newton; with eight collotype and twenty-three other plates.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE101 .N48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 230 p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6282957M
      LC Control Number32033560
      OCLC/WorldCa3754276

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