History of Paul Jones, the pirate.
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Published by Printed for the Booksellers in Glasgow .
Written in English


  • Jones, John Paul. 1747-1792.

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Edition Notes

Series[Quaint literature of the olden time ;, v. 2, no. 2]
LC ClassificationsE207.J7 H6
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6998767M
LC Control Number08020767

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