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Published by Reilly & Lee in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Read, Opie Percival, 1852-1939 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Opie Read.
ContributionsRoy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPS1333 .R4
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6401011M
LC Control Number40008860

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