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Published by H. Z. Walck in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ermak, d. 1585 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Ermak, d. 1585 -- Fiction.,
  • Cossacks -- Fiction.

Book details:

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Fourteen-year-old Mitya leaves his home to join the Cossack chieftain and adventurer Yermak in his campaign across the Urals to take Siberia from the Tartars.

Edition Notes

Translation of Kosaken gegen Kutschum-Khan.

StatementTranslated by Stella Humphries. Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus.
ContributionsAmbrus, Victor G., illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B28565 Co2
The Physical Object
Pagination295 p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5878129M
LC Control Number63008465

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