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The English admirals

The English admirals

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Published by J.M. Dent & Sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hakluyt, Richard, -- 1552?-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Louis Stevenson. together with England"s forgotten worthies ; by James Anthony Froude ; edited by Richard Wilson.
    SeriesKing"s treasuries of literature
    ContributionsFroude, James Anthony, 1818-1894., Wilson, Richard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16008014M

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