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The Gem of the western world, for all seasons

The Gem of the western world, for all seasons

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Published by Cornish, Lamport in New York .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mary E. Hewitt
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 14369-14372
    ContributionsHewitt, Mary E. 1807-1894
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 320 p., [8] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14966518M

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