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Father of the American Navy

Anderson, Floyd

Father of the American Navy

John Barry

by Anderson, Floyd

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Published by Benziger Bros. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barry, John, 1745-1803.,
  • United States. Navy -- History -- Revolution -- 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Floyd Anderson ; illustrated by Paul Orban.
    SeriesBanner books ;, 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.A5343 Fat
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. :
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5776572M
    LC Control Number59015175
    OCLC/WorldCa7147052

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