Tales of the fairies and of the ghost world
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Tales of the fairies and of the ghost world collected from oral tradition in south-west Munster. by Jeremiah Curtin

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Published by Lemma Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ireland,
  • Munster.

Subjects:

  • Fairy tales -- Ireland -- Munster.,
  • Oral tradition -- Ireland -- Munster.,
  • Ghost stories.,
  • Fairies -- Ireland -- Munster.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTales of the Irish fairies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR147 .C84 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 198 p.
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5755980M
ISBN 100876960050
LC Control Number71110294
OCLC/WorldCa87757

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