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Library of the best American literature, containing the lives of our authors in story form ...

choice selections from eminent writers ...

by William Wilfred] [Birdsall

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Published by Monarch book company in Chicago & Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJones, Rufus Matthew, 1863- joint ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS507 .B5 1897c
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., 9-528 p.
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24643707M
LC Control Number18013558

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