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Selections from the writings of George Bancroft with a biographical sketch. by George Bancroft

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Published by G. Sherwood & co. in Chicago .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementFor high schools, colleges, and reading circles.
ContributionsGist, W. W., [from old catalog] ed.
LC ClassificationsPS1061 .A1 1886
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24145645M
LC Control Number15016827

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