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4 edition of Stories of American history found in the catalog.

Stories of American history

by Wilbur Fisk Gordy

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Anecdotes. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE178.3 .G68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 501 p.
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23369891M
    LC Control Number17030707

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