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4 edition of synopsis of English and American literature. found in the catalog.

synopsis of English and American literature.

by George J. Smith

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Published by Ginn & Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Outlines, syllabi, etc,
  • American literature -- Outlines, syllabi, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy G.J. Smith ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR87 .S63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23382328M
    LC Control Number11016004
    OCLC/WorldCa580085

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