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3 edition of Sam Houston. found in the catalog.

Sam Houston.

Booth Mooney

Sam Houston.

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Published by Follett Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by George Roth.
    SeriesLibrary of American heroes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF390 .H8588
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5527650M
    LC Control Number67001748


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