Life of George Washington.

by Washington Irving

Publisher: AMS Press in [New York

Written in English
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  • Washington, George, 1732-1799
  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew York, Putnam.
    SeriesThe works of Washington Irving, v. 22-26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312 .I77 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5416700M
    ISBN 100404094325
    LC Control Number73008731

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