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5 edition of Illustrated who"s who in mythology found in the catalog.

Illustrated who"s who in mythology

by Michael Senior

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Published by MacMillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Cataloging based on CIP information.

    StatementMichael Senior ; consultant editor, Geoffrey Parrinder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL303 .S46 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2537890M
    ISBN 10002923770X
    LC Control Number85018814

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