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Encyclopedia of fairies in world folklore and mythology

Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the Greek nymph Aba to the shy Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2,500 individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over the globe"--
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Bane
ISBN: 9780786471119 0786471115
OCLC Number: 844308768
Description: vii, 419 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Theresa Bane.

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