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Looking backward, 2000-1887.

Edward Bellamy

Looking backward, 2000-1887.

by Edward Bellamy

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Published by Packard in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utopias

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntrod. by Frederic R. White.
    SeriesUniversity classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX811 1887 B345
    The Physical Object
    Pagination233 p.
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14694987M

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