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Mythology of the British Isles

Geoffrey Ashe

Mythology of the British Isles

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Published by Trafalgar Square Pub. in North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology, British.,
    • Mythology, Celtic -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-297) and index.

      StatementGeoffrey Ashe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL980.G7 A74 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2222239M
      ISBN 100943955262
      LC Control Number89052192
      OCLC/WorldCa21904063


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