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Mark Twain and his illustrators

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Published by Whitston Pub. Co. in Troy, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Illustrations.,
  • Illustration of books -- United States -- 19th century.,
  • American fiction -- Illustrations.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby Beverly R. David.
LC ClassificationsPS1326 .D3 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-2 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2553682M
ISBN 100878753079, 0878755136
LC Control Number85051269

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