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Handbook of weather folk-lore

being a collection of proverbial sayings in various languages relating to theweather, with explanatory and illustrative notes

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        StatementWilliam Blackwood
        PublishersWilliam Blackwood
        LC Classifications1873
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        Paginationxvi, 66 p. :
        Number of Pages83
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