The nutcracker. by Warren Chappell

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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A Borzoi Book

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StatementAdapted and illustrated by Warren Chappell. [Based on the Alexandre Dumas père version of the story by E. T. A. Hoffmann. With themes from the music by Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky]
ContributionsTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.C3665 Nu
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6249571M
LC Control Number58011075

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