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European life, legend, and landscape

by John Robinson Tait

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Published by J. Challen in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Tait, John Robinson, 1834-1909,
    • Europe -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby an artist.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD919 .T134
      The Physical Object
      Pagination154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4493028M
      LC Control Number79323018

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European life, legend, and landscape by Tait, John Robinson, Publication date Topics Tait, John Robinson, Publisher Philadelphia: J. Challen Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.

Addeddate Call number. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tait, John Robinson, European life, legend, and landscape. Philadelphia: J. Challen, He has lived, studied, and traveled extensively in Europe, and is the author of many publications about European and North American cultural and historical geography.

He is a recipient of his university's Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Teaching/5(11). Life Legends book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There are some people whose 15 minutes will never be up.

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He has lived, studied, and traveled extensively in Europe, and is the author of many publications about European and North American cultural and historical geography.

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Myths & Legends All over the world there are extraordinary stories—stories that once upon a time were believed to be true but are today limited to the sphere of ancient myths and legends.

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