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Popular legends of Brittany an English version of Sonvestre"s "sic" "Foyer Breton" from a German translation by Heinrich Bode by Г‰mile Sonvestre

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Published by Crosby, Nichols in Boston .
Written in English


  • Tales, Breton.,
  • Folklore -- France -- Brittany.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFoyer Breton.
Statementby a Lady.
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p., 14 leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14035102M

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