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A voyage to South America

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Published by Center for Latin American Studies, Arizona State University in Tempe .
Written in English

  • South America
    • Subjects:
    • South America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
    • South America -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJorge Juan and Antonio de Ulloa ; the John Adams translation, abridged ; introd. by Irving A. Leonard.
      ContributionsJuan, Jorge, 1713-1773., Adams, John, fl. 1758-1795.
      LC ClassificationsF2221 .U45213 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5065926M
      ISBN 10087918020X
      LC Control Number74032438

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