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3 edition of Introducing the British Pacific islands. found in the catalog.

Introducing the British Pacific islands.

Great Britain. Colonial Office.

Introducing the British Pacific islands.

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Published by H. M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Oceania -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Prepared by the Colonial Office and the Central Office of Information]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU40 .A52 1951
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6117539M
      LC Control Number52019485
      OCLC/WorldCa6437059

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