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Published by Universe Pub., Distributed by St. Martin"sPress in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Toy and movable books,
  • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Juvenile literature,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementin association with the British Museum ; [edited by] James Putnam.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsPutnam, James., British Museum.
LC ClassificationsDT61+
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17937234M
ISBN 100789309858
LC Control Number2003108818

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