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360 degrees longitude one family"s journey around the world by John Higham

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Published by Alyson Books in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Travel,
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Family

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesThree hundred and sixty degrees longitude
StatementJohn Higham
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 372 pages, [16] pages of plates :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26340953M
ISBN 101593501080
ISBN 109781593501082
OCLC/WorldCa339791628

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