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Published by The Penn publishing company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Maps on lining-papers.

Statement[by] George Marsh.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M3528 Ri, PS3525.A723 Ri
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6345113M
LC Control Number36030321

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