The house of the seven gables
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The house of the seven gables a romantic play in a prologue and three acts (based upon the immortal novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne) by Wall Spence

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Published by S. French in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Wall Spence
ContributionsHawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
LC ClassificationsPS1861.A37 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26908282M
LC Control Number35012345

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