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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854

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ANCIENT EGYPT UNDER THE PHARAOHS. By JOHN KENDRICK, M. A. In 2 vols., 12mo, price $2.50.
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Or Resemblances between Men and Animals. By J. W. REDFIELD, M. D. In one vol., 8vo, with several hundred illustrations. price, $2.00.
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