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opium-eater in America

Blair, William

opium-eater in America

and The fratricide"s death

by Blair, William

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Published by Wells college press in Aurora, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Blair, William, b. ca. 1813.,
    • Opium abuse -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Editors -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesOpium-eater in America., Fratricide"s death.
      Statementby William Blair, with an introduction by R.C. Bald.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsBald, R. C. 1901-1965., Blair, William, b. ca. 1813.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4137.B53 Z476 1941
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p.l., 5-59, [1] p.
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6440435M
      LC Control Number42023609

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