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Nineteenth century letters

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Published by C. Scribners Sons in New York, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English letters,
  • American letters

  • Edition Notes

    Series title in part also at head of t.-p.

    Statementselected and ed., with an introduction, by Byron Johnson Rees ...
    SeriesThe modern student"s library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1346 .R4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 543 p.
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6615281M
    LC Control Number19005223
    OCLC/WorldCa351444


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