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Years of experience: an autobiographical narrative

Georgiana Bruce Kirby

Years of experience: an autobiographical narrative

by Georgiana Bruce Kirby

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Georgiana Bruce Kirby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.K59 A3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6599580M
    LC Control Number17018569
    OCLC/WorldCa3149576

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