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Folktales from the Irish countryside

Folktales from the Irish countryside

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Published by Mercier Press in Cork .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales, Irish.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1967.

    Statement[chosen by] Kevin Danaher.
    ContributionsDanaher, Kevin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17569861M


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