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2 edition of History of the American Bible society found in the catalog.

History of the American Bible society

revised, and brought down to the present time

by William Peter Strickland

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy W. P. Strickland, D.D.; with an introduction, by Rev. N. L. Rice...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV2370.A7 S9 1856
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [v]-xxx p., 1 l., [17]-512 p. :
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25199546M
LC Control Number42026334

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