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paradise of the Pacific. Sketches of Hawaiian scenery and life. by Herbert H. Gowen

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Published by Skeffington & Son in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Hawaii

Subjects:

  • Hawaii -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy the Rev. H. H. Gowen ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU323 .G72
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 180 p. incl. front.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6909021M
LC Control Number01022756
OCLC/WorldCa4704849

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