Peter Freuchen"s book of Arctic exploration by Peter Freuchen

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .

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Other titlesBook of Arctic exploration.
Statementedited and with a pref. by Dagmar Freuchen.
LC ClassificationsG620 .F8
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Pagination384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17395642M

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