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Famous American duels

Don Carlos Seitz

Famous American duels

with some account of the causes that led up to them and the men engaged

by Don Carlos Seitz

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Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company in New York .
Written in

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Dueling -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAmerican duels.
      Statementby Don C. Seitz ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCR4595.U5 S4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 345 p.
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6727236M
      LC Control Number29009132
      OCLC/WorldCa1457302


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