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Western Africa.

Clayton, Robert.

Western Africa.

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Published by John Day Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, West -- Geography -- Juvenile literature.

    • About the Edition

      An introduction to the geography, industries, people, way of life, and modern developments of the countries of western Africa.

      Edition Notes

      StatementIllus. by Zena Flax.
      SeriesHis Finding out about geography
      ContributionsFlax, Zena, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT472 .C56 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5460097M
      LC Control Number73162593


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