The vanishing people fairy lore and legends by Katharine Mary Briggs

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fairies.,
  • Fairy tales -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKatharine Briggs ; illustrations by Mary I. French
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR549 .B75 1978
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4741701M
ISBN 100394502485
ISBN 109780394502489
LC Control Number78053523
OCLC/WorldCa4055969

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