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The history of Africa.

Jane Haldimand Marcet

The history of Africa.

by Jane Haldimand Marcet

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Published by Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley in London .
Written in English


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Spine title : Juvenile library.

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Open LibraryOL13814765M

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