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The library of American biography

by Jared Sparks

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSparks"s American biography.
    Statementconducted by Jared Sparks
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 v. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26206693M
    OCLC/WorldCa13226567

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