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The age of discovery by Pierre Miquel

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Published by Dragon in London .
Written in English


  • Europe -- Social life and customs -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature.

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Statementby Pierre Miquel ; illustrated by Claude and Denise Millet.
SeriesEveryday lives
ContributionsMillet, Claude., Millet, Denise.
LC ClassificationsD247
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15079499M
ISBN 100583306810

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