American literary annuals and gift books, 1825-1865
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Published by Research Publications in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gift books.,
  • American literature -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsThompson, Ralph, 1904-, Kirkham, E. Bruce 1938-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 99/21
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination58 microfilm reels
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL494163M
LC Control Number98226921

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