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American humorists, 1800-1950.

American humorists, 1800-1950.

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Published by Gale in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A Bruccoli Clark book.

Statementedited by S. Trachtenberg.
SeriesDictionary of literary biography -- v.11, 1
ContributionsTrachtenberg, Stanley.
The Physical Object
Pagination305p. ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16654157M

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American Humorists, 2 Volumes Hardcover – January 1, by Stanley (editor) Trachtenberg (Author)Author: Stanley (editor) Trachtenberg.

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