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Old wives for new a novel. by David Graham Phillips

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPZ3.P543 O, PS3531.H5 O
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 494 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6994788M
LC Control Number08008091

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