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Title: The battle of the frogs and mice
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 Material Information
Title: The battle of the frogs and mice
Uniform Title: Battle of the frogs and mice
Physical Description: 4 p., 72 leaves, 2 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Barlow, Jane, 1857?-1917 ( Translator )
Bedford, F. D ( Illustrator )
Methuen & Co ( Publisher )
Publisher: Methuen and Co.
Place of Publication: London
Publication Date: 1894
 Subjects
Subject: Frogs -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Mice -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
War -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Death -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Kings and rulers -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Satires -- 1894   ( rbgenr )
Parodies -- 1894   ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1894
Genre: Satires   ( rbgenr )
Parodies   ( rbgenr )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: England -- London
 Notes
Statement of Responsibility: rendered into English by Jane Barlow ; pictured by Francis D. Bedford.
General Note: Leaves are numbered on verso in roman numeral with mice or frog supporters.
General Note: Title page printed in red and black.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00082673
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002222722
notis - ALG2968
oclc - 03422512

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    Frontispiece
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    Title Page
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