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The History of Thomas Thumb

The History of Thomas Thumb

with his wonderful adventures, and some anecdotes respecting Grumbo the great giant.

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Published by Printed by James Adams, north-side of the upper market-house. in Wilmington [Del.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 32931.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination30, [2] p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14589319M


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