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3 edition of West Indian tales of old. found in the catalog.

West Indian tales of old.

by Aspinall, Algernon Edward Sir

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Published by Duckworth and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends -- West Indies, British.,
  • West Indies, British -- History.,
  • West Indies, British -- Description and travel.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 259 p., plates :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23359305M

    Compiled to introduce children to classic Indian folktales, these eight stories include the birth of Krishna and the epic story of Rama. The glossary at the end of the book also helps those unfamiliar with Indian words and names. Geographically, the “Old West” generally applies to those states west of the Mississippi River. From outlaws, to gunfighters, to the American cowboy, and buried treasures on the frontier, Old West Legends provides tales, biographies, and in-depth history into the lives and times in the American West.

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