Sword and pen for George Washington. by Alice Curtis Desmond

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

Written in English

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Bibliography: p. 281-285.

Book details

StatementIllustrated with photos., and with drawings, silhouettes and maps by the author.
LC ClassificationsE312.17 .D4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 291 p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5915989M
LC Control Number64018742

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