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Stories from mediaeval Spain

Ierne L. Plunket

Stories from mediaeval Spain

by Ierne L. Plunket

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Published by Sheldon Press, Macmillan Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain.
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- Spain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ierne L. Plunket.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP72 .P4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, [1] 214, iv p.
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6665687M
      LC Control Number24013869
      OCLC/WorldCa3392745

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      7 best short stories - Spain 0 5 Author: Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Emilia Pardo Bazan, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, Fernán Caballero, Serafín Estébanez Calderón, August Nemo, Jose Selgas La Ribera del Duero is located in the heart of Castile. It is home to spectacular landscapes with highlights including the riverside forests, vineyards and open fields. In addition, the route offers you the chance to visit several castles and, above all, enjoy a cuisine of tasty meat dishes and renowned wines.


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