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On the Magdalena River

seen on a trip from Baranquilla to Bogota, Colombia

by Ellen A. Tompkins

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Published by Woman"s Board of Foreign Missions, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. in New York City .
Written in English

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    Caption title.

    StatementEllen A. Tompkins
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26312078M
    OCLC/WorldCa54839932


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