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The portrait of Zélide

Scott, Geoffrey

The portrait of Zélide

by Scott, Geoffrey

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Geoffrey Scott
ContributionsOliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1963.C55 Z93 1927
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25242498M
LC Control Number27023171

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