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The circumference of the knowable world

John Borthwick

The circumference of the knowable world

travel stories

by John Borthwick

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Published by University of Queensland Press, International Specialized Book Services [distributor] in St. Lucia, Qld, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Borthwick, John -- Travel.,
  • Voyages and travels.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]).

    Statementby John Borthwick.
    SeriesUQP paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG465 .B675 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 232, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL832888M
    ISBN 100702226556
    LC Control Number95107412
    OCLC/WorldCa32316508

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