Around the World in Twenty Years by Harold M. Updike

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Published by Vantage Pr .

Written in English

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  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10470090M
ISBN 100533115078
ISBN 109780533115075
OCLC/WorldCa35685487

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