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Tales and sketches. by Catharine Maria Sedgwick

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

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Statementby the author of "Hope Leslie," "Home," "Letters from abroad," etc., etc
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 2369, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 78805
The Physical Object
Pagination396 p.
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16920184M
LC Control Number87779490

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