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Published by Manhattan publishing company in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementBy F. W. N. Bayley. With illustrations by Leech.
ContributionsLeech, John, 1817-1864, illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.S644 Be
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. incl. illus., plates.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6493017M
LC Control Number45042401

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