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Legendary America

Henry Mahler

Legendary America

legendary and semi-historical characters

by Henry Mahler

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Warwick House Pub. in [United States] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- United States -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry Mahler ; illustrations by Richard Mahler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A359 L44 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL816662M
      ISBN 100963845527
      LC Control Number95060855
      OCLC/WorldCa34282814

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