An early American poem

by Alfred Baylies Page in Boston

Written in English
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  • Judicious observation of that dreadful comet
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LC ClassificationsPS881.W7 Z8
The Physical Object
Paginationnumb. l. [403]-408. 25 cm.
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24729347M
LC Control Number30028346

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