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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Alfred, King of England, 849-899 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Alfred, 871-899 -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

LC copy has bookplate of Charles Mason Remey. Gift of C.M. Remey, July 6, 1953.

Statementby Jacob Abbott.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesAbbott"s histories
ContributionsRemey, Charles Mason, 1874-1974, former owner., Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsDA153 .A13 1856
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3548439M
LC Control Number2001555048

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