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The wonderful wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum

The wonderful wizard of Oz

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Chicago: G.M. Hill Co., 1900.

Statementwith pictures by W.W. Denslow ; and a new introduction by Martin Gardner.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22828140M
ISBN 100486206912


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