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6 edition of Figures of earth found in the catalog.

Figures of earth

a comedy of appearances

by James Branch Cabell

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Published by R. M. McBride & co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Branch Cabell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.C10 Fi, PS3505.A153 Fi
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 356 p. ;
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6632579M
LC Control Number21003415
OCLC/WorldCa8595168

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