A Compendium of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages (Thoemmes Press - Travel Accounts and Exploration Narratives) by Tobias Smollett

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  • Classic travel writing,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • History / General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages2335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11906027M
ISBN 101843710684
ISBN 109781843710684

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