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The wild swans.

Hans Christian Andersen

The wild swans.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by M.R. James. Illus. by Marcia Brown.
ContributionsBrown, Marcia, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.A542 Wi5
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5886315M
LC Control Number63018748
OCLC/WorldCa166027


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