Francisco Coronado and the seven cities of gold
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Published by Chelsea House in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • State & Local,
  • Science & Technology,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Spanish,
  • Expedities,
  • Seven Cities of Cibola,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Explorers,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementShane Mountjoy ; series consulting editor, William H. Goetzmann
SeriesExplorers of new lands, Explorers of new lands
ContributionsGoetzmann, William H.
LC ClassificationsE125.V3 M685 2006eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (xvii, 142 p.) :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25560318M
ISBN 101438102410
ISBN 109781438102412

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