Mythical and fabulous creatures a source book and research guide

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Published by P. Bedrick Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Animals, Mythical.,
  • Monsters.,
  • Fairies.

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Book details

Statementedited by Malcolm South.
ContributionsSouth, Malcolm, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR825 .M87 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxlix, 393 p. :
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2038086M
ISBN 100872262081
LC Control Number88014443

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