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Published by Burns & Oates, Herder & Herder in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Martin, Saint, Bishop of Tours, ca. 316-397 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Martin, Saint, Bishop of Tours, ca. 316-397.

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Saint Martin"s father hoped his son would become a professional soldier, but Martin wanted to serve God, not the king.

Edition Notes

Statementpictures by Emile Probst.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsProbst, Emile D.,, illus.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.M39 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination[26] p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5572865M
LC Control Number67082363

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