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Popular tales and legends of the Irish peasantry

Samuel Lover

Popular tales and legends of the Irish peasantry

by Samuel Lover

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Published by William Frederick Wakeman in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peasantry -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
  • Legends -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. [Dublin : European Micropublishing Services, 1988?] 2 microfiche. (GRAIL, the Galway resource for Anglo-Irish literature ; bk. 12).

    Statementby Samuel Lover.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesGRAIL, the Galway resource for Anglo-Irish literature -- bk. 12.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination404 p.
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17139169M

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