Bessie by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .

Written in English

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StatementChris Albertson.
LC ClassificationsML
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22535537M
ISBN 100300099029

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