Three voyages of Drake as recorded in contemporary accounts
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Three voyages of Drake as recorded in contemporary accounts

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Published by Ginn in London .
Written in English


  • Drake, Francis, -- Sir, -- 1540?-1596.

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Statementedited by J.D. Upcott.
ContributionsUpcott, J. D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14148814M

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