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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and company in Boston and New York .
Written in English


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StatementWith bibliographical introductions and full indexes. In ten volumes.
ContributionsScudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902., Blake, H. G. O., Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882., Sanborn, F. B. 1831-1917.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 v.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17729979M
LC Control Number04013875
OCLC/WorldCa3901908

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