Tales and legends from India.

by Iris Macfarlane

Publisher: F. Watts in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 136 Downloads: 280
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Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Tales -- India.,
  • Folklore -- India.

Edition Notes

StatementRetold by Iris MacFarlane; illustrated by Eric Thomas.
ContributionsThomas, Eric, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M166 Tal2
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5976851M
LC Control Number66003359

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