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The book of fabulous beasts

a treasury of writings from ancient times to the present

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals, Mythical

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joseph Nigg.
    ContributionsNigg, Joe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR820 .B66 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 408 p. :
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL703642M
    ISBN 100195095618
    LC Control Number97052944


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