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Peter the wild boy

Catherine Mary Tennant

Peter the wild boy

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Published by J. Clarke & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peter the wild boy, d. 1785 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. M. Tennant, with decorations by Hawke.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.T256 Pe
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 215 [1] p. incl. front., illus.
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6369993M
    LC Control Number38012958
    OCLC/WorldCa2963166


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