days of yester-year in colony and commonwealth a sketch book of Virginia by William Henry Tappey Squires

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Statementby W.H.T. Squires ...
LC ClassificationsF227 .S77
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi p., 1 l., 301 p. incl. front.
Number of Pages301
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Open LibraryOL6720581M
LC Control Number28025144

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The Days of Yester-Year in Colony and Commonwealth: A Sketch Book of Virginia. By W.H.T. Squires [William Henry Tappey Squires].

Portsmouth, Virginia: Printcraft Press, Inc., First Edition, number of an unstated total signed by Squires on the title page.

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