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king and the corpse tales of the soul"s conquest of evil by Heinrich Robert Zimmer

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Published by Meridian Books, inc. in New York .
Written in English


  • Tales -- History and criticism.,
  • Mythology.,
  • Romances -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHeinrich Zimmer ; edited by Joseph Campbell.
SeriesMeridian books ; M93
LC ClassificationsGR74 .Z55 1960
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 338 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5254227M
LC Control Number75327243

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