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At the sign of the sphinx

a book of charades

by Carolyn Wells

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Published by Stone and Kimball in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Carolyn Wells.
ContributionsBragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946, binding designer., Stone & Kimball.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 103, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22850135M
OCLC/WorldCa12824243

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