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The Reader"s encyclopedia of American literature

The Reader"s encyclopedia of American literature

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Bio-bibliography,
  • American literature -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    57879

    StatementMax J. Herzberg and the staff of the Thomas Y. Crowell Co.
    GenreBio-bibliography, Dictionaries
    ContributionsHerzberg, Max J. 1886-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 1280 p. :
    Number of Pages1280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23266714M
    LC Control Number62016546

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