typhoon"s secret by Sheridan, Sol. N.

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Published by Doubleday, Page & Company in Garden City, New York .

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Statementby Sol. N. Sheridan ; frontispiece by Ralph Pallen Coleman.
ContributionsColeman, Ralph P. 1892-1968, ill., Country Life Press., Doubleday, Page & Company.
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.S55274 Ty
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 250 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL6624424M
LC Control Number20007516
OCLC/WorldCa9955217

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