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Irish wake amusements

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Published by Mercier Press in Cork .
Written in English


  • Folklore,
  • Mourning customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesA Mercier paperback
LC ClassificationsGT3360 O613
The Physical Object
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26568401M

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