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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby James Truslow Adams; illustrated by M.J. Gallagher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE178 .A259
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 2 l., [3]-433 p.
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6278179M
LC Control Number32021627
OCLC/WorldCa6808232

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