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American authors, 1600 - 1900

a biographical dictionary of American literature ; compl. in 1 vol. with 1300 biographies and 400 portraits

by Kunitz, Stanley

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Published by Wilson in New York .
Written in English


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Statemented. by Stanley J. Kunitz ...
SeriesThe authors series
The Physical Object
PaginationVI, 846 S.
Number of Pages846
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24931035M
OCLC/WorldCa174426249


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