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girdle of the great a story of the new South by John Jordan Douglass

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Published by Broadway Publishing Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Southern States


  • Southern States -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Jordan Douglass.
ContributionsHudson, Wm. L. ill., Broadway Publishing Co.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.D7485 G
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], iii, [1], 197, [3] p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6994791M
LC Control Number08008095

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