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Bulfinch"s mythology The age of fable, The age of chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne by Thomas Bulfinch

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English


  • Charlemagne, -- Emperor, -- 742-814 -- Romances,
  • Mythology,
  • Chivalry,
  • Folklore -- Europe

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAge of fable., Age of chivalry., Legends of Charlemagne.
Statementwith dictionary index. Illus. by Elinore Blaisdell.
The Physical Object
Pagination957 p.
Number of Pages957
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22900900M

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