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Christmas in olden times and in many lands

Walker, Evelyn H.

Christmas in olden times and in many lands

a Christmas masque in two acts

by Walker, Evelyn H.

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Published by W. M. Welch & company] in [Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Evelyn H. Walker, with illustrations by Maginel Wright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6120.G5 W3
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6928788M
LC Control Number03015424
OCLC/WorldCa3012202

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