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The spoils of empire

Francis Newton Thorpe

The spoils of empire

a romance of the Old World and the New

by Francis Newton Thorpe

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Francis Newton Thorpe ; illustrated by Frank B. Masters.
SeriesAmerican fiction IV, 1901-1905 -- reel 229, no. 2240.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationx, 421, [7] p.
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17813442M
OCLC/WorldCa26781899

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