2 edition of Liberators and heroes of the West Indian islands. found in the catalog.
Liberators and heroes of the West Indian islands.
Marion Florence Lansing
Bibliography: p. 287-288.
|Statement||Jacket and end leaves by George Eisenberg.|
|LC Classifications||F1621 .L3 1953|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||294|
|LC Control Number||53006893|
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