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A woman"s experiences in Europe.

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English


  • Europe -- Description and travel.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsD919 .W189
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., v-xi, 13-315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24196838M
LC Control Number03016776

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