Life of Sir Walter Raleigh founded on authentic and original documents, some of them never before published : including a view of the most important transactions in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I ... with a vindication of his character from the attacks of Hume and other writers by Patrick Fraser Tytler

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  • Raleigh, Walter, -- Sir, -- 1552?-1618

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Statementby Patrick Fraser Tytler.
LC ClassificationsDA86.22 R2T9
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Pagination412 p. :
Number of Pages412
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Open LibraryOL17209918M

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