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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English



  • Mancha (Spain),
  • Spain


  • Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.,
  • Mancha (Spain),
  • Spain -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

An account of the author"s trip made over the routes of the three journeys taken by Don Quixote in the novel.

LC ClassificationsDP302.C74 C7
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6268146M
LC Control Number59004314

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