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Over the sea and far away, a narrative of wanderings round the world
Thomas Woodbine Hinchliff
Written in English
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Over the sea and far away: being a narrative of wanderings round the world. [Thomas Woodbine Hinchliff; G Pearson] -- Record of the author's travels in South America, the western United States, Japan and China.
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