Johnson"s new Philadelphia spelling-book, or, A pleasant path to literature
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Published by Benjamin Johnson in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhiladelphia spelling-book
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 17846
ContributionsJohnson, Benjamin
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15050397M

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