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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


  • Ponce de León, Juan, 1460?-1521 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementIllustrated by Robert Doremus.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B17475 Ju
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6221933M
LC Control Number57007082

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