2 edition of The First book of remarkable events of the present American war found in the catalog.
The First book of remarkable events of the present American war
|Other titles||Remarkable events.|
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 25428.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
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Pamphlet titled, "The First Book of Remarkable Events of the Present American War," printed in October, First in a series of four anonymous accounts of the War of Subsequent pamphlets in the series were printed in MarchDecemberand November Running title: Remarkable events.
The first of four "Book[s] of remarkable events of the present American war": the second book was published March, ; the third, December, ; and the fourth, Nov.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New Canaan, CT: Readex Microprint, ]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no.
Genre/Form: History: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: "Printed and sold Octo " Running title: Remarkable events. The first of four "Book[s] of remarkable events of the present American war": the second book was published March, ; the third, December, ; and the fourth, Nov.
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