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The Mansion

Henry Van Dyke

Publisher: Charles River Editors

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Skyros Publishing is dedicated to reproducing the finest books ever written and letting readers of all ages experience a classic for the first time or revisit a past favorite.

The Mansion, written by Henry Van Dyke, is a classic Christmas short story.

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