1 edition of American literature by Negro authors. found in the catalog.
American literature by Negro authors.
Bibliography: p. 327-332.
|Contributions||Dreer, Herman, 1889-|
|LC Classifications||PS508.N3 D7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 334 p.|
|Number of Pages||334|
|LC Control Number||50009459|
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