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The story of Hendrik Willem van Loon. by Gerard Willem Van Loon

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 377-379.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsD15.V27 V35
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 399 p.
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5067045M
ISBN 100397008449
LC Control Number74037131
OCLC/WorldCa221758

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