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great fire.

Jacynth Hope-Simpson

great fire.

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Fire, London, England, 1666 -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Pat Marriott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H7727 Gr
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5844821M
    LC Control Number62002294
    OCLC/WorldCa4965062


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