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Published by Collins in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Tales -- United States,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore,
  • Folklore -- United States,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore

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About the Edition

Presents tall tales indigenous to America, tales of European and African immigrants, and folklore of American Indians and Eskimos.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 211-214.

Statementedited by Virginia Haviland ; ill. by Ann Strugnell.
ContributionsHaviland, Virginia, 1911-, Strugnell, Ann.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1 .N795
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4736865M
ISBN 100529054574
LC Control Number78026999

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