Library of Universal Knowledge: Being a Reprint Entire of the Last (1879) Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia; A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers, Volumen1

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