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3 edition of African proverbs. found in the catalog.

African proverbs.

Charlotte Leslau

African proverbs.

by Charlotte Leslau

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Published by Peter Pauper Press in Mount Vernon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs, African.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled by Charlotte and Wolf Leslau. With decorations by Jeff Hill.
    ContributionsLeslau, Wolf, jt. comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6519.A6 L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5847247M
    LC Control Number62006237
    OCLC/WorldCa1266095

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