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The Pursuit of Victory

The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson

by R. J. B. Knight

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Published by Allen Lane .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages873
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7798400M
    ISBN 100713996196
    ISBN 109780713996197


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