Series: The Young Folks Treasury

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The Young Folks' Treasury: Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories by Hamilton Wright Mabie1
The Young Folks' Treasury: Myths and Legendary Heroes by Hamilton Wright Mabie2
The Young Folks' Treasury: Classic Tales and Old-Fashioned Stories by Hamilton Wright Mabie3
The Young Folks' Treasury: Modern Tales and Animal Stories by Hamilton Wright Mabie4
The Young Folks' Treasury: The Animal World by Hamilton Wright Mabie5
The Young Folks' Treasury: Famous Travels and Adventures by Hamilton Wright Mabie6
The Young Folks' Treasury: Heroes and Patriots by Hamilton Wright Mabie7
The Young Folks' Treasury: Wonders of Science and Invention by Hamilton Wright Mabie8
The Young Folks' Treasury: Men and Women of Achievement by Hamilton Wright Mabie9
The Young Folks' Treasury: Ideal Home Life by Hamilton Wright Mabie10
The Young Folks' Treasury: Golden Hours with the Poets by Hamilton Wright Mabie11
The Young Folks' Treasury: Music and Fine Arts by Hamilton Wright Mabie12
The Young Folks' Treasury Set by Hamilton Wright MabieSets

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