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Series: Peeps at Many Lands

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Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt by James Baikie
Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Greece by James Baikie
Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Palestine by James Baikie
Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Rome by James Baikie
Peeps at Many Lands: Australia by Frank Fox
Peeps at Many Lands: Belgium by George W. T. Omond
Peeps at Many Lands: Burma by R. Talbot Kelly
Peeps at Many Lands: Canada by J. Herbert Cranston
Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt by R. Talbot Kelly
Peeps at Many Lands: England by John Finnemore
Peeps at Many Lands: France by John Finnemore
Peeps at Many Lands: Iceland by Mrs. Disney Leith
Peeps at Many Lands: Ireland by Katharine Tynan
Peeps at Many Lands: Japan by John Finnemore
Peeps at Many Lands: Java by J. F Scheltema
Peeps at Many Lands: Korea by Constance J. D. Coulson
Peeps at Many Lands: Morocco by John Finnemore
Peeps at Many Lands: New Zealand by P. A. Vaile
Peeps at Many Lands: Norway by A. F. Mockler-Ferryman
Peeps at Many Lands: Scotland by Elizabeth W Grierson
Peeps at Many Lands: Siam by Ernest Young
Peeps at Many Lands: Spain by Edith A. Browne
Peeps at Many Lands: Sweden by William Liddle
Peeps at Many Lands: The British Empire by Frank Fox
Peeps at Many Lands: The Gorgeous East by Frank Elias

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Series description

In the early 20th century, A & C Black published over 120 children's books in seven series of 'Peeps' series. With at least 61 titles, Peoples of Many Lands and Cities was the largest of these.

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