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Specimen days in America

Walt Whitman

Specimen days in America

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals, charities, etc,
    • United States -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walt Whitman.
      SeriesWorld"s classics,, no. 371
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3220 .A1 1932
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 317, [1] p.
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6280953M
      LC Control Number32028186
      OCLC/WorldCa26682237


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