Literary landmarks

a guide to homes and memorials of American writers. by Mary Lewis Chapman

Publisher: Literary Sketches Magazine in Williamsburg, Va

Written in English
Published: Pages: 168 Downloads: 123
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    • Literary landmarks -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- United States.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- Guidebooks.
    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [161]-[169]

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS141 .C5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination168, [2] p.
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5442368M
      LC Control Number73092467

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