Library of Southern Literature: Miscellanae (Google eBook)

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Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent, Charles Alphonso Smith, Lucian Lamar Knight
Martin & Hoyt Company, 1910 - American literature
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