Legends of Greek and Roman heroes by Lloyd E. Smith

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Published by Haldeman-Julius Co. in Girard, Kan .

Written in English

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  • Mythology, Classical.

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StatementLloyd E. Smith.
SeriesLittle blue book ;, no. 497
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LC ClassificationsBL730 .S6
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL241991M
LC Control Numberca 24000207
OCLC/WorldCa11228315

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