The book of festivals by Dorothy Gladys Spicer

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Published by The Womans press in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Festivals.,
  • Holidays.

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Statementby Dorothy Gladys Spicer. With a foreword by John H. Finley.
LC ClassificationsGT3930 .S58
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 429 p.
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6358313M
LC Control Number37023629

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