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The second Virago book of fairy tales

The second Virago book of fairy tales

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, 1992.

Statementedited by Angela Carter ; illustrated by CorinnaSargood.
ContributionsCarter, Angela, 1940-, Sargood, Corinna.
The Physical Object
Pagination230p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17954260M
ISBN 101853816167


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