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Statementby Edward King ...
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 3 (1876-1900), reel K-11, no. 3124.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.K582 Go, PS15
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Pagination8, [11]-407 p.
Number of Pages407
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Open LibraryOL17521864M
LC Control Number87578022

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