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essential Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementselected, arranged and edited by George van Santvoord and Archibald C. Coolidge; illustrated by A.B. Frost.
ContributionsSantvoord, George van., Coolidge, Archibald Cary., Frost, Arthur Burdett.
The Physical Object
Pagination288p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13712916M

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