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Gajendra, the king of the elephants

Mary Scioscia

Gajendra, the king of the elephants

by Mary Scioscia

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Published by Vaikuntha Press in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Hindus -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Mary Scioscia ; illustrations and lettering by Loetitia S. Lilot.
      ContributionsLilot, Loetitia S., ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.S419 Gaj 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL848455M
      LC Control Number95127888

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Not merely the proper theme or principal legend, or any of its essential.