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Louisa May Alcott, the children"s friend.

Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney

Louisa May Alcott, the children"s friend.

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Published by L. Prang & company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Ednah D. Cheney. Illustrated by Lizbeth B. Comins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1018 .C5 1888
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6609988M
    LC Control Number18016178
    OCLC/WorldCa1889623


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