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Published by Applied Arts in Lebanon, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania.

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania Dutch -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore -- Pennsylvania.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Elmer L. Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR110.P4 S63 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1150149M
ISBN 100911410023
LC Control Number94123855
OCLC/WorldCa4328677

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