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Published by Doubleday & McClure Co. in New York .
Written in English

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Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 12025)

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12025.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17551175M

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