Tales of the classics
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Tales of the classics a new delineation of the most popular fables, legends, and allegories commemorated in the works of poets, painters, and sculptors. by

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Published by H. Colburn and R. Bentley in London .
Written in English

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StatementSelected and written by a lady, for the amusement and instruction of her own daughters.
LC ClassificationsPZ3 .T152, PR3991 .T152
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7000007M
LC Control Number08025570

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