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Twelve portraits of American writers

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Published by Virzi"s Printing House in Palermo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • American Authors,
  • American Poets

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementsketch by Sofia Giussani
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25938231M
    OCLC/WorldCa34462315

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