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H. N. Abrams, May 1, 1977 - Social Science - 200 pages
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In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of its publication, we're thrilled to reissue this phenomenal delight, which enjoyed 62 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. Fantasy and fun combine in this "real life" history.

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Gnomes Not just for the garden

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For the Gnome loving nerd in us all. This book is charming and so well done.I read this book for the first time when I was 10 years old and it stuck with me into adulthood. So much so that I had to ... Read full review

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This is an EXCELLENT book. Being a gnome collector and enthusiast it is a perfect addition to my great array of gnomie things. Whether youre obsessed like me or just want a cool book to look through Gnomes is a great read! Read full review


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About the author (1977)

Huygen is a dutch physician.

The late Poortvliet was one of Holland's and the world's favorite illustrators and authors.

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