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Irish stories and tales

Irish stories and tales

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Published by Pocket Books in [U.S.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Devin A. Garrity.
SeriesThe pocket library -- 48
ContributionsGarrity, Devin A.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,340p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19099906M


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