Aristocracy, or, Life among the upper ten. a true novel founded on the fashionable society of Philadelphia

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Published by T.B. Peterson in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Microfiche. Louisville, KY : Lost Cause Press. 1967. microfiches. (Wright American fiction ; v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 1975)

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Other titlesAristocracy
Statementby Joseph A. Nunes
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 1975
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Pagination2 v
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Open LibraryOL18063107M

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