adventure boys and the Island of sapphires by Ames Thompson

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Published by Cupples & Leon company in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Lacks frontispiece.

Book details

Statementby Ames Thompson.
SeriesHis Jewel series
LC ClassificationsPZ7.T3713 Adi
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6728380M
LC Control Number29011406

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