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Information about the island of Porto Rico

JoseМЃ Julio Henna

Information about the island of Porto Rico

by JoseМЃ Julio Henna

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Published by s.n. in [New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.J. Henna.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/7344 (F)
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2967494M
LC Control Number84213401

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United States. Porto Rico Special Commissioner. Report on the island of Porto Rico. New York: Arno Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry K Carroll; United States. Porto Rico Special Commissioner. Puerto Rico, nestled in the waters to the west of the Virgin Islands, has long since offered an idyllic home base for a jaunt to the Caribbean. Breathtakingly beautiful stretches of white sand framed by impossibly azure waters provide quite the scene for beach bums, but the appeal of .

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