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A history of beasts for the use of children

Rufus Merrill

A history of beasts for the use of children

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Published by Published by R. Merrill in Concord, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Specimens,
  • Miniature books

  • Edition Notes

    Includes an illustration of each animal.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL49 .H667 1843
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25197465M
    LC Control Number2011675802

      The Bad Child's Book Of Beasts () by Hilaire Belloc DEDICATION • INTRODUCTION • The Yak • The Polar Bear • The Lion • The Tiger • The Dromedary • . Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power. The time is , the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.


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