Early English adventurers in the East

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E.P. Dutton , New York
East India Company., British --
Statementby Arnold Wright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS465 W826 1917, DS465 W826 1917
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19426520M

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