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|Statement||by Helen Ainslie Smith (Hazel Shepard) [pseud.]|
|LC Classifications||G140 .S55 1886|
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|Pagination||2 p. ℓ., vii, -433 p.|
|Number of Pages||433|
|LC Control Number||05016459|
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