The Wreck of the Belle, the Ruin of La Salle
  • Author : Robert S. Weddle
  • Release Date : 10 August 2022
  • Publisher : Centennial Series of the Assoc
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 13 : UVA:X004477438

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Book Description: The acclaimed historian Robert Weddle reveals the true story of the explorer La Salle and his ship the Belle. An in depth history of the exploration of La Salle and the archaeological dig of the vessel La Belle.

The Wreck of the Belle  the Ruin of La Salle

The Wreck of the Belle the Ruin of La Salle

Author : Robert S. Weddle
Publisher : Centennial Series of the Assoc
Genre : History
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The acclaimed historian Robert Weddle reveals the true story of the explorer La Salle and his ship the Belle. An in depth history of the exploration of La Salle and the archaeological dig of the vessel La Belle....

The Wreck of the Belle  the Ruin of La Salle

The Wreck of the Belle the Ruin of La Salle

Author : Robert S. Weddle
Publisher : Centennial Series of the Assoc
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The acclaimed historian Robert Weddle reveals the true story of the explorer La Salle and his ship the Belle. An in depth history of the exploration of La Salle and the archaeological dig of the vessel La Belle....

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