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Folk Art "Snake in a Box" Book
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American. A folk art "snake in a box" book with a surprise snake; ht. 5.5, wd. 4, dp. 1 in. 

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
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