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F. O. B. Detroit

Wessel Smitter

F. O. B. Detroit

by Wessel Smitter

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


Edition Notes

Statementby Wessel Smitter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S6651 Fo
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14141815M
LC Control Number38033405

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. F.O.B. Detroit / by Wessel Smitter. Smitter, Wessel, b. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Get this Book. Find in a library; Download this page (PDF) Download left page (PDF) Download right page (PDF).

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