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Americana, or, A new tale of the Genii

Americana, or, A new tale of the Genii

being an allegorical mask in five acts

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Published by Printed by W. Pechin in Baltimore [Md.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesA new tale of the Genii
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 1760
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15094346M

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