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Sir Francis Drake. by E. F. Benson

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Published by John Lane The Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


  • Drake, Francis, -- Sir, -- 1540?-1596.

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SeriesThe golden hind series
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13987657M

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