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Published by Doubleday in Garden City (N.Y.) .
Written in English


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First published 1966.

Other titlesJournal of American folklore.
Statementselected and edited by Tristram P. Coffin and Hennig Cohen from the Journal of American Folklore.
SeriesAnchor Books
ContributionsCoffin, Tristram Potter., Cohen, Hennig, 1919-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14063082M

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