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Harvard classics

by Charles William Eliot

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Published by P.F. Collier in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDr. Eliot"s five-foot shelf of books, Five foot shelf of books
Statementedited by Charles W. Eliot
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC1 .H37, AC1 .A4
The Physical Object
Pagination51 v. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24390430M
OCLC/WorldCa17672852

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