Method in literature for Catholic schools by Burton Confrey

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Published by Magnificat Press in Manchester, N.H .

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  • English literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • American literature -- Study and teaching.

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Statement[by] Burton Confrey ...
LC ClassificationsPR35 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p.
Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL6400676M
LC Control Number40008239

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