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The young folks" book of mirth

Mary Roenah Thomas

The young folks" book of mirth

a collection of the best fun in prose and verse

by Mary Roenah Thomas

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Published by Granger Book Co. in Great Neck, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor.,
  • American wit and humor.,
  • Children"s literature.,
  • Wit and humor.,
  • Literature -- Collections.

  • About the Edition

    A collection of humorous stories, poems, and excerpts from plays and novels.

    Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1924 ed. published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Boston.

    Statementselected by Mary Roenah Thomas.
    SeriesGranger poetry library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ5.T365 Yo 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination327 p. ;
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4427359M
    ISBN 10089609197X
    LC Control Number79051961
    OCLC/WorldCa6768829

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