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2 edition of American sketches. found in the catalog.

American sketches.

Charles Whibley

American sketches.

by Charles Whibley

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Description and travel.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE168 .W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22134592M

    Literary sketch, short prose narrative, often an entertaining account of some aspect of a culture written by someone within that culture for readers outside of it—for example, anecdotes of a traveler in India published in an English magazine. Informal in style, the sketch is . the sketch-book of geoffrey crayon, gent. preface to the revised edition. the sketch book. the author’s account of himself. the voyage. roscoe. the wife. rip van winkle. english writers on america. rural life in england. the broken heart. the art of book-making. a royal poet. the country church. the widow and her son. a sunday in london.*.

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