Exploration Fawcett by P.H Fawcett

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Published by Century in London .

Written in English

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  • Amazon River Valley -- Exploring expeditions.

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StatementP.H. Fawcett ; arranged from his manuscripts, letters, log-books, and records by Brian Fawcett ; with decorations by Brian Fawcett ; introduction by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
SeriesThe Century travellers
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LC ClassificationsF2546
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,312p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21664581M
ISBN 100712618805

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