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4 edition of American boyhood. found in the catalog.

American boyhood.

by Horace P. Biddle

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Published by For the author by J.B. Lippincott & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio

    • Edition Notes

      In verse.

      StatementBy Horace P. Biddle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1096.B8 A5 1876
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. incl. front.
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6626718M
      LC Control Number20013413
      OCLC/WorldCa4556214

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