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In the footsteps of Pizarro

or, A Yanke"s five years" experience in the Klondike of South America

by William C. Agle

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Published by The H. M. Hill Co. in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold mines and mining -- Peru.,
  • Peru -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wm. C. Agle ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF3423.A27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. l., [13]-365 p.
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24172392M
    LC Control Number05013519
    OCLC/WorldCa3412079

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Francisco Pizarro Book Summary: Profiles the life and career of the Spanish explorer and conqueror who marched into the Inca empire, held the Inca king for ransom, stuffed his pockets with gold and became governor of present-day Peru.

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According to legend he was for. Francisco Pizarro (pĬzä´rō, Span. fränthēs´kō pēthär´rō), c–, Spanish conquistador, conqueror of in Trujillo, he was an illegitimate son of a Spanish gentleman and as a child was an illiterate swineherd. Pizzaro accompanied Ojeda to Colombia in and was with Balboa when he discovered the Pacific.

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