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Title:   Magic in Names and in Other Things
Author:   Clodd, Edward, 1840-1930
Publisher:   New York; Dutton & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1921
Subjects:   Magic, Mana, Folklore
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001507341
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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