Legends of Ireland by Leslie Vyse

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Published by Burke in London .

Written in English

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Statement translated and adapted by Leslie Vyse Illustrated by Jean Giannin.
SeriesMyths & Legends -- 17
ContributionsGiannin, Jean.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17378911M
ISBN 10022201007X

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