The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc., of the World, Volume 10

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Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Scientific American compiling department, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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