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Ghosts and marvels a selection of uncanny tales from Daniel Defoe to Algernon Blackwood by Vere H Collins

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Published by Humphrey Milford in London .
Written in English


  • Fantastic fiction, English.,
  • Fantastic fiction, American.

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Edition Notes

Statementmade by V. H. Collins ; with an introd. by Montague R. James.
SeriesThe world"s classics ; 284
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 506 p. ;
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21703455M

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