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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe right road through life
Statementby Henry Mayhew, with illustrations by John Gilbert
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 47127
ContributionsGilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvi, 561 p.
Number of Pages561
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14453703M

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