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Published by Abner Schram in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bound in brown cloth; stamped in gold. Dust jacket.

Statement[By] Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine B. Stern.
ContributionsStern, Madeleine B., 1912-
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p., 2 l.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22993240M

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