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Tales of Naval and Military Life. From the French.

Tales of Naval and Military Life. From the French.

[Selections from the "Veillées maritimes" and the "Veillées militaires," with two additional tales.]

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Published by Burns and Lambert in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25931900M
OCLC/WorldCa855519877

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