Legends & dances of old Mexico by Norma Schwendener

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Published by A. S. Barnes and company, incorporated in New York .

Written in English

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  • Mexico.


  • Folk dancing -- Mexico.,
  • Indian dance -- Mexico.,
  • Folk dance music -- Mexico.

Edition Notes

Includes music.

Book details

Statementby Norma Schwendener ... and Averil Tibbels ...
ContributionsTibbels, Averil, joint author.
LC ClassificationsGV1627 .S35
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6305006M
LC Control Number34012850

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