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Published by Golden Age Press in Newport, NC .
Written in English


  • Teach, Edward, d. 1718 -- Fiction.,
  • Pirates -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-122).

Statementby Jean Day ; illustrated by Douglas W. Campbell.
LC ClassificationsPS3554.A9639 B57 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1024658M
ISBN 101890238449
LC Control Number96095347

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