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Published by Garden City Pub. Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Albert Bigelow Paine.
ContributionsRoy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPS1331 .P4 1925
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1460910M
LC Control Number93118008

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