The spy ; a tale of the Newtral Ground by James Fenimore Cooper

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Published by Doubleday in New York .

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  • États -- Unis -- Histoire -- Révolution -- Roman

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SeriesDolphin Books
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Pagination435 p.
Number of Pages435
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Open LibraryOL22199557M

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