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Modern fairy stories

Roger Lancelyn Green

Modern fairy stories

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementchosen and introduced by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated with colour plates and drawings in the text by E.H. Shepard.
    SeriesThe Children"s illustrated classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.G825 Mo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6194271M
    LC Control Number56000663
    OCLC/WorldCa1675625


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