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Griffin and the Minor Canon, the (1885) [Short Story]
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

When a griffin shows great fondness for the sculpture of himself above the great door of the church, and equal admiration for the Minor Canon, the townspeople fear that the terrifying creature will live among them forever.

First published in St. Nicholas Magazine, October 1885.

Original title: The Griffin and the Minor Canon
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionFantasyA Bestiary
Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

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Edition #1: The Griffin and the Minor Canon

The Griffin and the Minor Canon (1963)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: Maurice Sendak
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Manifested in:

The Griffin and the Minor Canon (September 1986)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780060258160
Pages: 56

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