The golden fleece of California
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The golden fleece of California by Edgar Lee Masters

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Published by Farrar & Rinehart in New York .
Written in English


  • California -- Gold discoveries -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

In verse.

Statementby Edgar Lee Masters ; original wood engravings by Randolph Wardell Johnston.
LC ClassificationsPS3525A83 G65 1937
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14219338M

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