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History of the hermit of Erving Castle

by George Warren Barber

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Published by Printed by Warren F. Draper in Andover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, John, 1823-1893.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe hermit of Erving Castle.
    Statementby George W. Barber.
    ContributionsSmith, John, 1823-1893.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.S545 B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6643967M
    LC Control Number22009606
    OCLC/WorldCa13814039

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