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The Phantom Atlas

the greatest myths, lies and blunders on maps

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Pagination256 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26358343M
ISBN 101471159450
ISBN 109781471159459

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