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European acquaintance: being sketches of people in Europe.

John William De Forest

European acquaintance: being sketches of people in Europe.

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [n.d.] (American culture series, Reel 434.1)

    StatementBy J. W. De Forest.
    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 434.1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. ¾., iv, [5]-276 p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17487791M
    OCLC/WorldCa6726666

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