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The mythology of cats feline legend and lore through the ages by Gerald Hausman

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Cat breeds,
  • Cats -- Folklore,
  • Cats -- Mythology,
  • Cats in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-202) and index.

StatementGerald and Loretta Hausman.
ContributionsHausman, Loretta.
LC ClassificationsSF445.5 .H38 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346836M
ISBN 100312186339
LC Control Number98005921

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