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2 edition of winter in Russia. found in the catalog.

winter in Russia.

ThГ©ophile Gautier

winter in Russia.

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrom the French of Theophile Gautier, by M.M. Ripley...
      ContributionsRipley, M. M., tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK26 .G274
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 348 p.
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6937488M
      LC Control Number04005345
      OCLC/WorldCa1890250


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