The Bible for students of literature and art.
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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBible. English. Authorized. 1951. Reader"s Bible.
StatementSelected, with an introd., by G. B. Harrison.
ContributionsHarrison, G. B. 1894-
LC ClassificationsBS391.2 .H3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 563 p.
Number of Pages563
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5912026M
LC Control Number64013820

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