Mary, Queen of Scots by Emily Hahn

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  • Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Queens -- Scotland -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Juvenile literature.

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Book details

Statementby Emily Hahn ; illustrated by Walter Buehr.
SeriesWorld landmark books.
ContributionsBuehr, Walter, ill.
LC ClassificationsDA787.A1 H2
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6133547M
LC Control Number53006265

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