handbook of Irish dances with an essay on their origin and history by James George O"Keeffe

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Published by M. H. Gill in Dublin .

Written in English

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  • Folk dancing, Irish.

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Other titlesIrishdances.
Statementby J. G. O"Keeffe and Art O"Brien.
ContributionsO"Brien, Art Patrick.
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LC ClassificationsGV1646.I8
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22375451M

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