Jenny Wren"s boarding-house
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Jenny Wren"s boarding-house a story of newsboy life in New York by James Otis Kaler

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Published by Dana Estes and Company in Boston .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby James Otis ; illustrated by W.A. Rogers
ContributionsRogers, W. A. 1854-1931
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18021333M

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