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Published by Bell Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pareja, Juan de, -- 1606-1670 -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Velázquez, Diego, -- 1599-1660

Book details:

Edition Notes

King Collection copy second printing, 1966, with memorial bookplate

Statement[by] Elizabeth Borton de Treviño
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.T7327 I
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14618218M
LC Control Number65-19330

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