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American folktales

Vinal O. Binner

American folktales

a structured reader

by Vinal O. Binner

  • 100 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers.,
  • Tales -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Vinal O. Binner.
    SeriesCrowell Contemporary English series, Crowell contemporary English series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1121 .B5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14118148M
    LC Control Number66014932


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