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Godey"s magazine by Louis Antoine Godey

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Published by Godey Co. in New York [etc.] .
Written in English

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Other titlesThe Lady"s book, Godey"s lady"s book
ContributionsHale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879
LC ClassificationsAP2 G56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25462227M

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