Dr. John Mitchell: the man who made the map of North America
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Dr. John Mitchell: the man who made the map of North America by Edmund Berkeley

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Mitchell, John, 1711-1768,
  • Botany -- United States -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 269-276.

Statementby Edmund Berkeley and Dorothy Smith Berkeley.
ContributionsBerkeley, Dorothy Smith, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK31.M48 B47
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 283 p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5422412M
ISBN 100807812218
LC Control Number73016162
OCLC/WorldCa707395

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