Coney island frolics how New York"s gay girls and jolly boys enjoy themselves by the sea! ... by Alfred Trumble

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Published by R.K. Fox in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby the author of the secrets of the tombs ...
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 3 (1876-1900), reel T-33, no. 5582.
LC ClassificationsF129.C75 T8
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p., plates
Number of Pages67
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Open LibraryOL17529878M
LC Control Number87754464

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