Strange tales from many lands by Freya Littledale

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Tales,
  • Légendes,
  • Contes,
  • Folklore

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementIllustrated by Mila Lazarevich
ContributionsLazarevich, Mila, illus
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.L73 St
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24779204M
ISBN 100385021674, 0385097336
ISBN 109780385021678, 9780385097338
LC Control Number74006668
OCLC/WorldCa922671

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