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short history of the Saturday Evening Post

short history of the Saturday Evening Post

"an American institution" in three centuries.

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Published by Curtis Publishing Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • The Saturday evening post -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4900.S3 A6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6427563M
    LC Control Number41036105
    OCLC/WorldCa3905999


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