Lectures, literary and biographical

by M. Harvey

Publisher: A. Eliot in Edinburgh

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Statementby Rev. M. Harvey
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 512 p. ;
Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL26211466M

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