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8 edition of The mapmaker found in the catalog.

The mapmaker

a novel of the days of Prince Henry, the Navigator.

by Frank G. Slaughter

  • 29 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bianco, Andrea -- Fiction,
  • Henry, Infante of Portugal, 1394-1460 -- Fiction,
  • Cartographers -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.S63165 Mar, PS3537.L38 Mar
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6226124M
    LC Control Number57012475
    OCLC/WorldCa1005708

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      Beautiful short story by one of the greatest living writers. All copyrights belong to there owners.   Read Common Sense Media's The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 review, age rating, and parents guide. The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Review We use cookies and other technologies to analyze site traffic, understand patterns of use, and improve your browsing experience.5/5.

    The information about The Mapmaker's Children shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book . The history of the Ottoman Empire is a fascinating one, probably because it is a culture so very different from what I know. The Mapmaker’s Daughter by Katherine Nouri Hughes tells the tale of the captured girl from Venice who went on to become the mother of the Sultan Murad. The book was sent to me at no charge for my honest review.


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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Mapmaker's Children: A Novel/5(43).Frank Gill Slaughter (Febru – ), pen-name Frank G.

Slaughter, pseudonym C.V. Terry, was an American novelist and physician whose books sold more than 60 million novels drew on his own experience as a doctor and his interest in history and the Bible.

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