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Black Giles the poacher with the history of Widow Brown"s apple-tree. by Hannah More

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Published by Printed by B. & J. Johnson, no. 147 High-Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 37143., Cheap repository
The Physical Object
Pagination35, [1] p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14589398M

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