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The golden fleece of California

Edgar Lee Masters

The golden fleece of California

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Published by The Countryman press in Weston, Vt .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementoriginal wood engravings by Randolph Wardell Johnston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.A83 G65 1936
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 9-79, [1] p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6344821M
LC Control Number36029545
OCLC/WorldCa1543247

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