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Grimm"s tales from the "Kinder- und Hausmärchen" of the Brothers Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm. by Brothers Grimm

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Published by Blackie and Son in London .
Written in English


  • Fairy tales -- Germany,
  • Folklore -- Germany

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesMax Reinhardt -- no. 289
ContributionsGrimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859.
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22225714M

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