by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English
|Statement||written and illustrated by Barrie Kavasch.|
|Contributions||Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service.|
|LC Classifications||E98.M4 K38 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||84147317|
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