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Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks

Horatio Alger, Jr.

Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks

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Published by Loring, publisher, 319 Washington Street, Boston in [Boston] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRagged Dick, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks
Statementby Horatio Alger, Jr., author of Frank"s campaign, Paul Prescott"s charge, Charlie Codman"s cruise, Helen Ford.
SeriesRagged Dick series -- 1
ContributionsLoring, Aaron Kimball, 1826-1911, publisher., Kinnersley, Augustus F., b. ca. 1822, engraver.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A395 Rag
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], viii, 296 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24051599M
LC Control Number63056362

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