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True stories of great American men

for young Americans

by Elbridge Streeter Brooks

  • 207 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by J.C. Winston in Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLives of great Americans
Statementby Elbridge S. Brooks and other distinguished writers for young people ; profusely illustrated
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24597730M
OCLC/WorldCa8684409

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