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Early Irish literarure

Eleanor Knott

Early Irish literarure

by Eleanor Knott

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


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StatementEleanor Knott [and] Gerard Murphy.
ContributionsMurphy, Gerard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17280056M

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