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The Virginia Plutarch.

Philip Alexander Bruce

The Virginia Plutarch.

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Virginia -- Biography.,
    • Virginia -- History.,
    • United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1929 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF225 .B88 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5220604M
      LC Control Number75139474


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