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flying carpet

flying carpet

[retold from Richard Burton"s translation of the Arabian nights]

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Marcia Brown.
ContributionsBrown, Marcia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.P938 Fl
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14068554M
LC Control Number56010258


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