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Bandits & privateers

Canada in the age of gunpowder

by Harold Andrew Horwood

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outlaws -- Canada -- History.,
  • Privateering -- Canada -- History.,
  • Outlaws -- Canada -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBandits and privateers.
    StatementHarold Horwood, Ed Butts.
    ContributionsButts, Edward, 1951-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19454835M
    ISBN 100385251106

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