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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York Suburban Area.,
  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Country life -- United States,
  • New York Suburban Area,
  • United States -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith drawings by Robert Osborn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.68.A1 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6178342M
LC Control Number55010462
OCLC/WorldCa476943

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