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The life and times of Sir Walter Raleigh pioneer of Anglo-American colonization by Charles Kittredge True

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Published by Curts & Jennings in Cincinnati .
Written in English


  • Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.,
  • North Carolina -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • North America -- Discovery and exploration.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles K. True.
SeriesEpworth Herald library
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22885384M

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