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He wouldn"t be king the story of Simon Bolivar by Nina Brown Baker

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Published by Vanguard in New York .
Written in English


  • Bolívar, Simón, -- 1783-1830

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Edition Notes


Statementillus. by Camilio Egas.
The Physical Object
Pagination305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23265310M
LC Control Number41023617

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