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Some notes on Cuba

Clarence R. Bitting

Some notes on Cuba

by Clarence R. Bitting

  • 381 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Bitting in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Sugar trade -- Cuba,
    • Sugar growing -- Cuba,
    • Cuba -- Industries

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clarence R. Bitting.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9114.C89 B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[40] p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6433520M
      LC Control Number42008587
      OCLC/WorldCa12835459

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