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Popular superstitions a collection of everyday myths with their picturesque origins by G. B. Woodin

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Published by Peter Pauper Press in Mount Vernon, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Superstition.

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Edition Notes

Statementby G. B. Woodin. With decorations by Albert Eisler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1775 .W65
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5752048M
LC Control Number71018190

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