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The Florida of the Inca a history of Adelantado, Hernando de Soto, Governor and Captain General of the kingdom of Florida, and of other heroic Spanish and Indian cavaliers by Garcilaso de la Vega

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soto, Hernando de, -- ca. 1500-1542.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Second paperback printing, 1988.

Statementwritten by The Inca, Garcilaso de la Vega, an officer of His Majesty, and a native of the great city of Cuzco, capital of the realms and provinces of Peru ; translated and edited by John Grier Varner and Jeannette Johnson Varner.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 655 p. :
Number of Pages655
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18200448M
ISBN 100292724349, 0292732384

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