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The Philadelphia book, or, Specimens of metropolitan literature

The Philadelphia book, or, Specimens of metropolitan literature

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Published by Key & Biddle in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhiladelphia book, Specimens of metropolitan literature
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 26113-26117
    ContributionsHall, James, 1793-1868.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, [13]-380 p.
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15256999M

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