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account of the Congo Independent state.

Phillips, Henry

account of the Congo Independent state.

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Published in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. v. 26, Nov. 2, 1888, and Feb. 1, 1889, p. 459-476.

The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. map.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16038479M

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