[GRP] Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa by Elphinstone Dayrell-ag

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 21st, 2019, 3:27 pm

Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa by Elphinstone Dayrell (1869 - 1917).

A collection of folk stories and fairy tales from Southern Nigeria gathered by Elphinstone Dayrell, deputy commissioner of the region when the book was published. ( Elsie Selwyn)
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Post by elsieselwyn » June 21st, 2019, 3:27 pm

I will DPL :D

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Post by alg1001 » June 22nd, 2019, 6:32 am

Hi Elsie,
I'll MC this for you. It is all set now. I'll move you to Readers Wanted tomorrow.
Cheers!
Amy
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 22nd, 2019, 9:28 am

alg1001 wrote:
June 22nd, 2019, 6:32 am
Hi Elsie,
I'll MC this for you. It is all set now. I'll move you to Readers Wanted tomorrow.
Cheers!
Amy
Many thanks - I'll set it up as soon as I can!

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 22nd, 2019, 10:35 am

MW filled in!

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Post by svonb002 » June 22nd, 2019, 11:21 am

Hello. May I claim sections 7 and 18?
~ Stefan V.

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 22nd, 2019, 12:43 pm

svonb002 wrote:
June 22nd, 2019, 11:21 am
Hello. May I claim sections 7 and 18?
All yours!

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Post by alg1001 » June 23rd, 2019, 8:25 am

Over to Readers Wanted....
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Post by PhyllisV » June 23rd, 2019, 9:24 am

I would like to claim sections 1 - 4.

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 23rd, 2019, 9:38 am

PhyllisV wrote:
June 23rd, 2019, 9:24 am
I would like to claim sections 1 - 4.
Thank you!

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Post by Farnood » June 23rd, 2019, 11:28 am

Hi,

I would like to claim section 0 as well as 19-29.

Thanks.
Farnood

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 23rd, 2019, 11:42 am

Farnood wrote:
June 23rd, 2019, 11:28 am
Hi,

I would like to claim section 0 as well as 19-29.

Thanks.
Thank you!

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Post by Anitazz » June 23rd, 2019, 3:32 pm

Hi! I'm interested in claiming 11, 16 and 17...

Anita

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Post by elsieselwyn » June 23rd, 2019, 5:46 pm

Anitazz wrote:
June 23rd, 2019, 3:32 pm
Hi! I'm interested in claiming 11, 16 and 17...

Anita
All yours!

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Post by PhyllisV » June 24th, 2019, 7:11 am

Chapter 1:

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/folkstories_01_dayrell_128kb.mp3

11:13

I wasn't sure of the currency symbol. Please let me know if I did not get it right. Thanks :D

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