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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English


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Statementby H.G. Wells. With a foreword by Harry T. Moore.
SeriesSignet Classic
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22919366M

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