Merchant Adventurers

a collection of contemporary documents
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Jackdaw Publications, Distributed by Jonathan Cape , London, London
Statementcompiled by Sheila Lewenhak.
SeriesJackdaw -- no.45
ContributionsLewenhak, Sheila.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14366899M

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