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Helen Hunt Jackson (H.H.) by Ruth Odell

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Published by D. Appleton-Century Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Jackson, Helen Hunt, -- 1830-1885

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ruth Odell
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 326 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14616602M
LC Control Number39027395

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