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In The bookman. -- Vol. 71, no. 423 (Special Christmas no., Dec. 1926).

Other titlesThe Bookman, v. 71, no. 423.
Statementby Frank E. Slater.
LC ClassificationsPR4453.C4Z59 B654 1926
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 154-155.
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15417255M

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