Pizarro; or, the conquest of Peru
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Pizarro; or, the conquest of Peru as related by a father to his children, and designed for the instruction of youth. In two volumes.- ... Translated from the German of J. H. Campe, ... by Elizabeth Helme, ... by Joachim Heinrich Campe

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Published by printed by and for Sampson Low: and sold by C. Law; E. Booker; and R. and L. Peacock in London .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1987. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 2152, no. 7).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2152, no. 7.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL16863150M

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