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2 edition of Superstitions from seven towns of the United States. found in the catalog.

Superstitions from seven towns of the United States.

Catherine Harris Ainsworth

Superstitions from seven towns of the United States.

by Catherine Harris Ainsworth

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Published by University Press, State University of New York at Buffalo in [Buffalo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- United States.,
    • Superstition -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR105 .A57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 58 p.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5461338M
      LC Control Number73163892

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Superstitions from seven towns of the United States by Catherine Harris Ainsworth Download PDF EPUB FB2

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