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Myths and legends of the world

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Published by Macmillan Reference USA in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology -- Juvenile literature,
  • Legends,
  • Mythology -- Encyclopedias,
  • Folklore -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (v. 4, p. 121-124) and indexes.

    StatementJohn M. Wickersham, editor in chief.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsWickersham, John M. 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL311 .M97 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6782020M
    ISBN 100028654390
    LC Control Number00030528


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