Martin Faber, the story of a criminal, and other tales by William Gilmore Simms

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Other titlesMartin Faber
Statementby the author of "The Yemassee," "Guy Rivers," "Mellichampe," etc
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 2429
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v
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Open LibraryOL15166706M
LC Control Number87764530

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