Folktales of America
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Published by Clyde Press in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Tales -- United States.,
  • Legends -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[collected] by Catherine Harris Ainsworth.
ContributionsAinsworth, Catherine Harris.
LC ClassificationsGR105 .F66
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-4 > ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4120799M
ISBN 100933190085, 0933190166
LC Control Number80066300

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