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A history of American letters

Walter Fuller Taylor

A history of American letters

by Walter Fuller Taylor

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Published by American Book Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, American,
  • American literature -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Fuller Taylor. With bibliographies by Harry Hartwick.
    SeriesAmerican literature series
    ContributionsHartwick, Harry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS88 .T3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 678 p.
    Number of Pages678
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14104827M
    LC Control Number36007856

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