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Eccentricities of genius

James B. Pond

Eccentricities of genius

memories of famous men and women of the platform and stage

by James B. Pond

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Major J.B. Pond.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 564 p., [24] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages564
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16324869M

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Eccentricities of Genius. Memories of Famous Men and Women of the Platform and Stage is a book written by Major James B. Pond, the American lecture agent of Arthur Conan Doyle, and published in by G. Dillingham Co. The book include 91 portraits of orators, lecturers, singers, humorists, explorers, actors, critics and authors, including.

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London: Chatto. Eccentricities of genius; by Pond, James B. (James Burton), Publication date Topics Authors, Lecturers, Musicians, Biography Publisher London: Chatto & Windus Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

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