Rambles by land and water, or, Notes of travel in Cuba and Mexico including a canoe voyage up the river Panuco, and researches among the ruins of Tamaulipas by Benjamin Moore Norman

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  • Mexico -- Description and travel,
  • Cuba -- Description and travel,
  • Tamaulipas (Mexico),
  • Veracruz-Llave (Mexico : State),
  • Mexico -- Antiquities

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Other titlesNotes of travel in Cuba and Mexico.
Statementby B.M. Norman.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16337.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13555371M

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