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University of California Libraries hosted an Internet Archive book scanning center at the Southern Regional Library Facility on campus at UCLA and at the Northern Regional Library Facility in Richmond California.

Books of American literature, mathematics, other subjects from the general collection and from The Bancroft Library have been selected by UC librarians in consultation with sponsors.


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California Digital Library
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Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
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Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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favorite 102
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Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Ségur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
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A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'."
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Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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Olive green and brick red cloth over boards; illustrated end papers
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Topics: Fairy tales -- Germany, Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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favorite 69
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Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
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Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
texts
eye 29,644
favorite 17
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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comment 2
Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
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Topic: Slavery -- United States
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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eye 23,108
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
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eye 22,862
favorite 18
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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Topic: Chickens
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
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Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
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eye 21,080
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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
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California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
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Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
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California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
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favorite 44
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Giants, Giants
California Digital Library
texts
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Publisher's tan printed wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
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eye 14,173
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comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
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Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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favorite 46
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Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
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eye 12,480
favorite 24
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
California Digital Library
by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
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Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
v.1. Preface. Prefatory memoir. The blunderer. The love-tiff. The pretentious young ladies. Sganarelle; or, The self deceived husband. Don Garcia of Navarre: or, The jealous prince.--v.2. The school for husbands. The bores. The school for wives. The school for wives criticised. The impromptu of Versailles. The forced marriage.--v.3. The Princess of Elis, Don Juan: or, The feast with the statue. Love is the best doctor. The misanthrope. The physician in spite of himself.--v.4 Melicerte. A comic...
Topic: Van Laun, Henri, 1820-1896
California Digital Library
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eye 11,770
favorite 14
comment 0
Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Henty, G. A. (George Alfred), 1832-1902
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comment 0
Topic: Egypt -- History To 640 A.D. Juvenile fiction
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
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Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
California Digital Library
by Isle, June
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Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
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Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
California Digital Library
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Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
California Digital Library
by Creswick, Paul, 1866-1947; Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945
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Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Topic: Robin Hood (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
California Digital Library
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eye 9,908
favorite 16
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Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
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California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
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Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
California Digital Library
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favorite 25
comment 0
Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
Contemporary green printed wrappers
Topic: Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
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eye 9,016
favorite 7
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Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
California Digital Library
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
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eye 8,829
favorite 9
comment 0
Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August),...
California Digital Library
by Leighton, John, 1822-1912; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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eye 8,521
favorite 29
comment 1
Gumuchian
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Topic: Christmas
California Digital Library
texts
eye 8,258
favorite 33
comment 0
Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
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eye 8,254
favorite 19
comment 0
Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
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favorite 12
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No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
California Digital Library
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Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
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Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, 1886-1957
texts
eye 7,817
favorite 31
comment 1
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California Digital Library
texts
eye 7,084
favorite 3
comment 0
Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864; Martínez Sierra, Gregorio, 1881-1947
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comment 0
Topic: Mythology, Classical -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, S. T. (Sarah Treverbian)
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eye 6,917
favorite 9
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"List of books containing illustrations by T. Rowlandson, based on 'Rowlandson the caricaturist,' by J. Grego": p. 379-387
Topics: Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, Aquatint, Illustration of books
American Libraries
by Blackburn, Henry, 1830-1897
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eye 6,853
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comment 0
Topic: Illustration of books
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,656
favorite 18
comment 0
Topics: Folklore -- Wales, Mythology, Welsh, Goblins -- Wales, Wales -- Social life and customs
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,585
favorite 69
comment 0
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Corita, 1918-1986; Galm, Bernard; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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eye 6,141
favorite 4
comment 0
Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Corita, 1918-1986, Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.), Serigraphers, Women artists,...
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,115
favorite 20
comment 1
NUC pre-1956
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Topic: Children's poetry
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640; Aveline, Pierre-Alexandre, ca. 1710-1760; Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Trattato della pittura. Selections
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Attributed to Rubens. Steinitz includes this work in her bibliography, because this part of it incorporates 8 plates from the Trattato and also quotes and/or paraphrases from some of Leonardo's chapters (all with clear references to the origins). Cf. Steinitz, p. 169-170
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Proportion (Art)
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Yellow printed wrappers
Topics: Animals -- Religious aspects Christianity, Butterflies, Humane education, Natural history
California Digital Library
by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
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The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
v.1. Preface. Prefatory memoir. The blunderer. The love-tiff. The pretentious young ladies. Sganarelle; or, The self deceived husband. Don Garcia of Navarre: or, The jealous prince.--v.2. The school for husbands. The bores. The school for wives. The school for wives criticised. The impromptu of Versailles. The forced marriage.--v.3. The Princess of Elis, Don Juan: or, The feast with the statue. Love is the best doctor. The misanthrope. The physician in spite of himself.--v.4 Melicerte. A comic...
Topic: Van Laun, Henri, 1820-1896
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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eye 5,897
favorite 17
comment 0
Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
California Digital Library
by Griffis, William Elliot, 1843-1928
texts
eye 5,894
favorite 13
comment 0
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Ruskin, John, 1819-1900; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901; Faunthorpe, John Pincher, 1839-1924
texts
eye 5,889
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Conduct of life, Aesthetics, Social problems, Great Britain -- Social conditions
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
texts
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favorite 28
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
texts
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Evans
Topics: Children, Children -- Death Religious aspects Christianity, Christian biography, Christian life