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Washington Irving as a biographer

by Ethel Crockett Oliver

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1948.

The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 2, 88, 6 pages
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25917828M
OCLC/WorldCa7968329

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