Literary America

a chronicle of American writers from 1607-1952 with 173 photographs of the American scene that inspired them by David Edward Scherman

Publisher: Dodd, Mead in New York

Written in English
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Statementby David E. Scherman and Rosemarie Redlich.
ContributionsRedlich, Rosemarie.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20568918M

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