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Published by Granada in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fantasy literature -- History and criticism -- Dictionaries,
  • Geographical myths -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi ; illustrated by Graham Greenfield ; maps and charts by James Cook.
ContributionsGuadalupi, Gianni.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN56.F34
The Physical Object
Pagination438 p. :
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14270587M
ISBN 100246115602

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