The face of Robert E. Lee in life and in legend

by Roy Meredith

Publisher: Fairfax Press, Publisher: Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Roy Meredith.
LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 M5 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4255708M
ISBN 100517336375
LC Control Number81001073

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