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John Paul Jones, a sailor"s biography.

Samuel Eliot Morison

John Paul Jones, a sailor"s biography.

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Published by Time Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, John Paul, -- 1747-1792.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Biography.,
  • Admirals -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a new introduction by Rear Admiral Daniel V. Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination456 p.
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13525227M


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