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From middy to admiral of the fleet the story of Commodore Anson re-told to boys by James Macaulay

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762.,
  • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement/ by Dr. Macaulay.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 390 p. :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14008840M

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