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American common-place book of prose a collection of eloquent and interesting extracts from the writings of American authors. by Cheever, George Barrell

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Published by Russell, Shattuck, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

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  • American prose literature

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCommon-place book of prose
StatementBy G. B. Cheever
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America , from its discovery to the present time -- 12394
The Physical Object
Pagination468 p.
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17859712M

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