5 edition of 50 American biographies found in the catalog.
50 American biographies
Fifty brief biographies of prominent women and men from the United States" earliest days to the present.
Rev. ed. of: 40 American biographies / Helen Miller Bailey. 1964.
|Other titles||Fifty American biographies.|
|Statement||[editorial advisory board, Lloyd Chorley ... [et al.] ; contributing writer, Leonard Philip Poggiali].|
|Contributions||Chorley, Lloyd., Poggiali, Leonard Philip., Bailey, Helen Miller.|
|LC Classifications||CT217 .A14 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 310 p. :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||90143178|
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