Ringstones and other curious tales by John W. Wall

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Published by Arno Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fantasy fiction, English.,
  • Occult fiction, English.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by P. Davies, London.

Book details

Statement(John W. Wall) Sarban, pseud.
SeriesSupernatural and occult fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W1505 Ri7, PR6045.A3253 Ri7
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5215439M
ISBN 10040508174X
LC Control Number75046312
OCLC/WorldCa2317575

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