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Picture tales from Scandinavia by Ruth Bryan Owen

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes company, incorporated in New York .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementselected and retold by Ruth Bryan Owen; illustrations by Emma Brock.
ContributionsBrock, Emma L. 1886- illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.O86 Pi
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, p., 1 l., 109 p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6393559M
LC Control Number39027753

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