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new and accurate description of the coast of Guinea divided into the Gold, the Slave, and the Ivory Coasts by William Bosman

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 1st English ed., 1705.

StatementWilliam Bosman.
The Physical Object
Pagination577p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages577
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16656773M

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