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Scandinavian folktales

Scandinavian folktales

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Published by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iceland.,
  • Scandinavia.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Iceland.,
    • Tales -- Scandinavia.,
    • Folklore -- Scandinavia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 9.

      Statementtranslated and edited by Jacqueline Simpson.
      SeriesPenguin folklore library
      ContributionsSimpson, Jacqueline.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR205 .S24 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination241 p. :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2276912M
      ISBN 100140595058
      LC Control Number89167528
      OCLC/WorldCa24749229

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