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Published by Edinburgh U.P. in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Africa, West.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., London, W.J. Johnson, 1868.

StatementJames Africanus Horton.
SeriesAfrican heritage books -- 2
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv,x,281p.,2plates(1 fold) :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17350596M
ISBN 100852240139

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