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11 edition of House of wits found in the catalog.

House of wits

an intimate portrait of the James family

by Paul Fisher

  • 127 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James family,
  • Upper class families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography,
  • Europe -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [657]-666) and index.

    StatementPaul Fisher.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT274.J35 F57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 693 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages693
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16896993M
    ISBN 100805074902
    ISBN 109780805074901
    LC Control Number2007043214

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