West Africa a lonely planet travel survival kit by Alex Newton

Cover of: West Africa | Alex Newton

Published by Lonely Planet in London .

Written in English

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StatementAlex Newton, David Else.
ContributionsElse, David.
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Pagination924p. :
Number of Pages924
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Open LibraryOL22468563M
ISBN 100864422946

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