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The Chicago literary club

a history of its first fifty years

by Gookin, Frederick William

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Published by printed for the Club in Chicago .
Written in English

  • Chicago Literary Club.

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    Statementby Frederick William Gookin.
    LC ClassificationsPN22.C5 G6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 299 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13519970M

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