Ghostly tales to be told a collection of stories from thegreat masters arranged for reading and telling aloud by Basil Davenport

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Originally published (B52-11289) 1952.

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Statementedited by Basil Davenport.
The Physical Object
Pagination320p.,19cm
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19123801M

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