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Published by Barnes & Noble in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tales, Irish.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tom Peete Cross and Clark Harris Slover ; with a revised bibliography by Charles W. Dunn.
ContributionsSlover, Clark Harris., Cross, Tom Peete, 1879-1951.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPB1421 .C76 1936a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 615 p. :
Number of Pages615
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15477579M
ISBN 100389202541

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