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Belgian Congo.

Ivan Terence Sanderson

Belgian Congo.

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Published by N. Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Prepared with the cooperation of the American Geographical Society]
      SeriesAround the world program
      ContributionsAmerican Geographical Society of New York.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT646 .S2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6242143M
      LC Control Number58001248
      OCLC/WorldCa5875503

      Home» Books» The Belgian Congo and the Berlin act Keith, Arthur Berriedale ; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) Clarendon Press, Oxford,


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