woman"s example and a nation"s work

a tribute to Florence Nightingale. by Frederick Milnes Edge

Publisher: William Ridgway in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 92 Downloads: 793
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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.,
  • United States Sanitary Commission.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Health aspects.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE631.Z5 E34 1864
The Physical Object
Pagination87, [1], 91-92 p. ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL179384M
LC Control Numbera 31000191

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