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Far-fetched facts

the literature of travel and the idea of the South Seas

by Neil Rennie

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Travel in literature,
    • Oceania -- In literature,
    • Oceania -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-322) and index.

      StatementNeil Rennie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN56.T7 R46 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination330 p. :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1122489M
      ISBN 100198119755
      LC Control Number94049531

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