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High Latitudes

A Romance

by James Buchan

  • 297 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Marlowe & Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9310988M
    ISBN 10156924734X
    ISBN 109781569247341

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Letters from High Latitudes Being Some Account of a Voyage in of the Schooner Yacht "Foam" to Iceland, Jan Meyen, and Spitzbergen Language: English: LoC Class: DL: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Northern Europe, Scandinavia: Subject: Iceland -- Description and travel Subject: Arctic regions Category: Text: EBook-No.

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