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Claddagh ring story an account of the worldsmost famous and enduring love token by Cecily Joyce

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Published by Cecily Joyce-Cunningham in (Galway) .
Written in English


  • Rings -- Ireland -- Folklore.,
  • Rings -- Ireland -- Inscriptions.,
  • Ireland -- Manner and customs.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.86-88.

Statementby Cecily Joyce.
The Physical Object
Pagination(14),88p.,16p. of plates :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15353409M
ISBN 100951705806

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