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British and Irish mythology an encyclopedia of myth and legend by Caitlin Matthews

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Published by Diamond Books in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland


  • Mythology, British -- Dictionaries,
  • Mythology, Celtic -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries,
  • Mythology, Celtic -- Ireland -- Dictionaries,
  • Legends -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries,
  • Legends -- Ireland -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-176).

Other titlesBritish & Irish mythology
StatementCaitlín and John Matthews ; illustrated by Chesca Potter.
ContributionsMatthews, John, 1948-
LC ClassificationsBL980.G7 M38 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL554537M
ISBN 100261666517
LC Control Number96136688

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