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European myth & legend

an A-Z of people and places

by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

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Published by Blandford, Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, European -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-272).

    Other titlesEuropean myth and legend
    StatementMike Dixon-Kennedy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL689 .D58 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL313193M
    ISBN 100713726768
    LC Control Number97224017
    OCLC/WorldCa38051430

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