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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Voyages, Imaginary -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Travelers -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 563-564.

StatementEdited with an introd. and notes by Louis A. Landa.
GenreEarly works to 1800., Fiction.
SeriesRiverside editions,, B25
ContributionsLanda, Louis A., 1902- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3722 .L3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 564 p.
Number of Pages564
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5791153M
LC Control Number60001369
OCLC/WorldCa1166549

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