wreckers by Lynde, Francis

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby Francis Lynde ; with a frontispiece by Arthur E. Becher.
ContributionsBecher, Arthur E., ill., Charles Scribner"s Sons.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L992 Wr, PS3523.Y57 Wr
The Physical Object
Pagination[10], 377, [1] p. (last p. blank), [1] leaf of col. plates ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6623618M
LC Control Number20005584
OCLC/WorldCa7564502

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