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Gourd in folk literature

Eddie Watts Wilson

Gourd in folk literature

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Published by The Gourd society of America, inc., 1947] in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gourds.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    Statementby Eddie W. Wilson.
    Series[The Gourd society of America. Ethnographical series, no. 3]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN446.8 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 120 p. incl. front., illus. 23 cm.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6518088M
    LC Control Number47020492
    OCLC/WorldCa1924787

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