4 edition of 40 American biographies found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Forty American biographies.|
|Statement||Helen Miller Bailey ; general editor, Lewis Paul Todd ; editorial consultants, Mabel B. Casner, Ralph H. Gabriel|
|Series||California State series|
|LC Classifications||E176.8 .B3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 250 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||250|
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