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golden fleece of California

Edgar Lee Masters

golden fleece of California

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Published by Farrar & Rinehart in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California -- Gold discoveries -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementoriginal wood engravings by Randolph Wardell Johnston.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14679551M


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