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fairy mythology illustrative of the romance and superstition of various countries. by Keightley, Thomas

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English


  • Folklore.,
  • Fairy tales.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGR550 .K4 1968b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 560 p.
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5617827M
LC Control Number68026357

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