The female poets of America with portraits, biographical notices, and specimens of their writings by Read, Thomas Buchanan

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  • American poetry,
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LC ClassificationsPS589 .R4 1857
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Paginationxvi, 478 p.
Number of Pages478
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Open LibraryOL13992792M

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