Old stories & sayings of Great Britain and Ireland



Publisher: C.W. Daniel in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 740
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Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Great Britain.,
  • Folklore -- Ireland.,
  • Tales -- Great Britain.,
  • Tales -- Ireland.,
  • Proverbs, English.,
  • Proverbs, Irish.

Edition Notes

Library"s copy signed by Nat Schmulowitz.

Other titlesOld stories and sayings of Great Britain and Ireland, Stories & sayings of Great Britain and Ireland, Stories and sayings of Great Britain and Ireland, Great Britain & Ireland
Statementcompiled by Isa. Fyvie Mayo.
SeriesStories and sayings from many lands -- booklet 1
ContributionsMayo, Isabella Fyvie, 1843-1914.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22987841M

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