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Famous tales of the fantastic

Herbert Van Thal

Famous tales of the fantastic

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Published by Barker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes stories by Mary Coleridge, Robert Louis Stevenson, Nathaniel Hawthorne etc.

Statementedited by Herbert Van Thal, illustrated by Edward Pagram.
The Physical Object
Pagination207p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18881014M

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