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A wonder book

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Classical Mythology,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesHawthorne"s wonder book.
Statementby Nathaniel Hawthorne ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham
ContributionsRackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, illustrator, Pearsall, Eleanor R., former owner, T. and A. Constable, Edinburgh University Press
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 206, [2] p., [24] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26458812M

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