The spirit of American literature by John Albert Macy

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Published by Doubleday, Page & company in Garden City, N. Y .

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  • American literature -- History and criticism

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Statementby John Macy
LC ClassificationsPS92 .M2
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 2 l., 3-347, [1] p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24178529M
LC Control Number13004121

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