Matthew Flinders, 1774-1814.
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Matthew Flinders, 1774-1814. by James Decker Mack

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Published by Nelson in Melbourne, London .
Written in English


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Pagination270p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19632311M

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