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Christopher Columbus

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Published by Troll Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English



  • America,
  • Spain


  • Columbus, Christopher -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Columbus, Christopher.,
  • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.

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About the Edition

A biography of the 15th-century Italian seaman and navigator who unknowingly discovered a new continent while looking for a western route to India.

Edition Notes

Statementby David Goodnough ; illustrated by Burt [i.e. Bert] Dodson.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesAdventures in the New World
ContributionsDodson, Bert.
LC ClassificationsE111 .G64
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729966M
ISBN 100893751707, 0893751626
LC Control Number78018052

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