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Lost rights

the misadventures of a stolen American relic
  • 344 Pages
  • 1.41 MB
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , Boston
United States, Lost articles -- North Carolina -- History, Theft of relics -- North Carolina -- History, Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- United States, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions, North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contribu
StatementDavid Howard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE480 .H847 2009
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination344 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23229621M
ISBN 139780618826070
LC Control Number2009018046

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