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Strange lands and wonderful people

Herrick B. Young

Strange lands and wonderful people

or, Following the gleam

by Herrick B. Young

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Published by Manhattan Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young, Herrick B. 1904-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herrick B. Young.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA2317.Y72 A37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 256 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5208928M
    LC Control Number75036091

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