Cover of: Mythology. | Jane Ellen Harrison

Published by G.G. Harrap in London .

Written in English

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  • Mythology, Greek.

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Bibliography: p. 154-155.

Book details

SeriesOur debt to Greece and Rome
LC ClassificationsBL781 .H28 1924
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21340827M

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The Fairy Books, or "Coloured" Fairy Books is a collection of fairy tales divided into twelve books, each associated with a different colour. Collected together by Andrew Land they are sourced from a number of different countries and were translated by Lang's wife and other translators who also retold many of the tales.

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