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Vaino, a boy of new Finland

Julia Davis

Vaino, a boy of new Finland

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Published by E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland,
  • Finland.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Finland.,
    • Finland -- History -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Julia Davis Adams ... illustrated by Lempi Ostman.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.D291 Vai
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 273 p.
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6732947M
      LC Control Number29020673
      OCLC/WorldCa1599013

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