Buckeye Abroad, Or, Wanderings in Europe and in the Orient

Paperback | January 8, 2012

bySamuel Sullivan Cox

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1859. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... IX.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021773216X

ISBN - 13:9780217732161

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