Toys and their place in the education of the child by Elizabeth Harrison

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Published by Chicago Kindergarten College in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Toys.,
  • Children -- Education.

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Statementby Elizabeth Harrison.
ContributionsHarrison, Elizabeth, 1849-1927.
The Physical Object
Pagination[14] p. ;
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL23349110M

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