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The Spanish armadas by Winston Graham

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Armada, 1588,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Tudors, 1485-1603,
  • Spain -- History, Naval

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 278-280.

StatementWinston Graham.
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23745217M

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