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High spots of American literature

Merle De Vore Johnson

High spots of American literature

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Published by Bennett book studios, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Best books -- American literature,
  • American literature -- First editions -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Merle Johnson ... A practical bibliography and brief literary estimate of outstanding American books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., 3-114 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14592531M
    LC Control Number29010381


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