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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Fairy tales -- Ireland.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of edition published in 1920.

Statementby James Stephens ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
ContributionsRackham, Arthur, 1867-1939.
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p., [11] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13548771M

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