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On the earthquake line

Roberts, Morley

On the earthquake line

minor adventures in Central America

by Roberts, Morley

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Arrowsmith in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Central America -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEarthquake line.
      Statementby Morley Roberts; with six paintings by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1432 .R64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination309, [1] p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6673119M
      LC Control Number25000347
      OCLC/WorldCa1693005

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