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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston .
Written in English


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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11863.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13557391M
OCLC/WorldCa11270641

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