Famous makers of America

  • 154 Pages
  • 4.14 MB
  • English
Dodd, Mead , New York
United States -- Biogr


United S

Statementby Rae Foley [pseud.]
SeriesFamous biographies for young people
LC ClassificationsE176.8 .D45
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5882705M
LC Control Number63014157

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