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Myth, legend & romance

DГЎithГ­ Г“ hГ“gГЎin

Myth, legend & romance

an encyclopaedia of the Irish folk tradition

by DГЎithГ­ Г“ hГ“gГЎin

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Published by Prentice Hall Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Ireland -- Encyclopedias.,
    • Folk literature, Irish -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-437) and indexes.

      Other titlesMyth, legend, and romance.
      StatementDaithi O hOgain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR153.5 .O16 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination453 p. :
      Number of Pages453
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1882372M
      ISBN 100132759594
      LC Control Number90043107


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